The Republican National Committee (RNC) task force report painted a stark portrait of a party divided between its struggling federal wing and its thriving gubernatorial wing. The GOP’s path to rehabilitation may indeed run through the states, but some of the report’s assertions about the governors’ successes are questionable at best.

Take this one, for starters. The report said: “Eight of the 10 states with the lowest unemployment in America have Republican governors.” Factually that’s an accurate statement. It is also a misleading statement.

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