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'ED Show' playbook: Fri., Aug. 31

The truth takes a beating in Tampa as the Republican National Convention ends with another flurry of lies.  Will the Romney campaign's strategic dishonesty work? 

Tonight, Ed will set the record straight in a special report on The Ed Show!

Then, did the ghosts of the GOP's past and future overshadow Mitt Romney at the RNC?  Van Jones, President and Co-Founder of the Rebuild the Dream, and Richard Wolffe, MSNBC Political Analyst, look at the convention fallout.

Josey Wales rides again!  Ed explains how the Romney camp made the decision to allow the Clint Eastwood fiasco and how Republicans are trying to bail him out.

Scott Walker, Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney are all lying about the closing of a GM plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, and the auto loan. 

Tonight, the workers, including Brad Dutcher, fmr. Janesville GM Plant Worker & UAW Assistant Regional Director, and Ron McInroy, UAW Region 4 Director,  join Ed to respond and fact-check. 

Karl Rove gets caught joking about murdering Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin.  We'll tell you how the Akin campaign is responding.

And in the Big Finish, a major victory for voters in Ohio: the Republican voter suppression effort is overruled by a federal judge.  The one and only state senator Nina turner will respond.

It's going to another blockbuster @EdShow at 8pET on @msnbctv.

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