The House Republican Conference issues this two-minute breaking news bulletin in the style of cable news networks, complete with chyron crawl at the bottom of the screen. “No leadership, period,” the “reporter” reminds viewers while the crawl reminds us that “FISCAL DISCIPLINE IS NEEDED TO CREATE JOBS” and that Democratic House whip James Clyburn (D-SC) admitted that the economy was the Democrats’ “baby.” If Democrats, who control the White House and both chambers of Congress, can’t pass a budget or even contemplate one with their enormous majorities, shouldn’t voters put Republicans in charge in 2011? Republican Mike Pence makes that pitch at the end as the show’s “sponsor”:
Clever ad — amusing to those in the know, and a reminder to those who aren’t just how poorly the actual news media has covered the Democratic refusal to craft a budget. Hot Air has an exclusive on it, but this should go viral shortly.