The Fix: Scott Pelley

‘The worst economic recovery America has ever had’: Scott Pelley’s soon-to-be starring 2012 election role

Expect to see lots of Scott Pelley on your TV this fall — even if you don’t watch the CBS Evening News.

The CBS anchor’s statement at the top of a broadcast two weeks ago that this is “the worst economic recovery America has ever seen” is kibble for Republican ad-makers.

Already, the clip has been used to punctuate an ad launched this week by Crossroads GPS, the issue advocacy arm of the American Crossroads super PAC. And you can bet the farm that GPS will hardly be the last to use it.

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