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Very Last Word: Chris Christie, Ted Cruz and the fiscal curb

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is a personable, if sometimes caustic, guy.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is a personable, if sometimes caustic, guy. New York Magazine's Hugo Lindgren joined the Very Last Word to discuss why Christie's fanaticism about Bruce Springsteen provides a contrast, and an antidote, to Mitt Romney.

TIME's Rana Foroohar explores the possibilities of compromise in the fiscal cliff/curb debate.

And msnbc host Krystal Ball wonders if the GOP and the National Republican Senatorial Committee know what they're getting by naming Ted Cruz as Vice Chairman of Grass Roots and Outreach.