GOP House leadership has given their rank and file talking points to try to justify their opposition to extending unemployment benefits without sounding dickish.
The talking points cite the “success” of ending emergency benefits in North Carolina last July, where the unemployment rate did, in fact, drop. But that’s because people just gave up and stopped looking for work. The labor participation rate in NC is the lowest it’s been in 37 years.
NC is actually a great talking point for Dems.