Mitt Romney chose the final moments of this week’s hurricane-shortened convention for what was arguably his best outing of the 2012 campaign. Too bad convention planners put actor-slash-legend Clint Eastwood up on the same night, to slash and burn his way through a bit of theater that would’ve done Samuel Beckett proud.

Are Democratic National Convention organizers in Charlotte, N.C., applying that lesson in their speaker lineup? If what’s past is any kind of prologue, probably not.

James Glassman, executive director of the George W. Bush Institute, joins Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and host Matt Miller on this week’s “Left, Right & Center.”

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