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National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason stopped by MSNBC’s “Hardball” today to discuss a new e-book by Politico’s Glenn Thrush, which claims that President Obama has developed a “genuine disdain” for Mitt Romney.

“It’s not surprising that he dislikes Mitt Romney,” Conason told host Chris Matthews. “All of [Romney’s] opponents have come to dislike him.”

Video of his full appearance is below, courtesy of MSNBC:

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How bad was Tuesday night's debate? So bad that the above-the-fray Commission on Presidential Debates is planning on rule changes for the next debates.

"Last night's debate made clear that additional structure should be added to the format of the remaining debates to ensure a more orderly discussion of the issues," the CPD said in a statement. "The CPD will be carefully considering the changes that it will adopt and will announce those measures shortly."

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