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National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason appeared on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” last night to discuss Mitt Romney’s continued inability to stand up to the right wing fringe of the Republican party. Video of his appearance is below, courtesy of MSNBC:

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In “The Very Last Word,” Conason reiterated a point from his most recent column: if Romney can’t stand up to the crazies at his campaign events, why should anyone expect him to stand up to the crazies in Congress?

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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