JEFF LEONARD MEETS COLBERT NATION…. Following up on yesterday’s item, Jeffrey Leonard, CEO of the Global Environmental Fund, has a great piece on small businesses in the latest issue of the Washington Monthly, and appeared of “The Colbert Report” last night to talk about it. If you missed it, here’s the interview:

Colbert interviews aren’t easy, and I thought Leonard did extremely well. Take a look.

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Follow Steve on Twitter @stevebenen. Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.