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National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Thursday alongside Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) , discussing the embarrassingly inadequate settlements homeowners recently received after being wrongly foreclosed on by big banks. Some cases include homeowners expecting thousands of dollars and instead receiving a meager $300 check.

Watch the segment below, via Morning Joe:

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed much about American politics and society—but not everything. One constant is that Republicans believe a lot of stupid things about how to run a country. Correction: Who knows what they actually believe. Is it better if they're lying rather than deluded? Either way, Republicans definitely say a lot of stupid things.

One of their longest-standing vapidities is the hoary, cockeyed notion that government should be run like a business. Trump has said this, as has his supremely unqualified son-in-law Jared Kushner, and so did Mitt Romney during his 2012 presidential run, just to name a few.

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