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Romney Son Knocks ‘Mad Men’ for ‘Mocking’ Dead Grandfather

”Seriously, lib media mocking my dead grandpa?“

One of Mitt Romney's sons was not amused by a "Mad Men" scene in which a character referred to his deceased grandfather as "a clown."

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"Seriously, lib media mocking my dead grandpa?" Tagg Romney (left) wrote in response to Politco reporter Alex Burns partially quoted the offending line. "George Romney was as good a man I've ever known. Inspirational leader, worked for civil rights, promoted freedom. We need more like him."

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On Sunday's episode, Betty's new husband, Henry Francis, turned down a request that his boss, New York Mayor John Lindsay, appear with Michigan Gov. George Romney.

"Well, tell Jim his honor’s not going to Michigan," Francis said. "Because Romney’s a clown and I don’t want him standing next to him."

The former governor wasn't the only prominent conservative to earn a mention in Sunday's episode of the AMC drama. Ad man Harry Crane said at another point that Charlton Heston — a moderate Democrat in the 1960s who later headed the National Rifle Association — had great marijuana and once greeted houseguests nude.

AMC did not respond to a request for comment.