Welcome to Democracy Now!, I’m Juan Gonzalez, sitting in for Amy Goodman.
Today, Amy Goodman is at C-SPAN, debating a columnist from the New York Post John Podhoretz. For the first time ever, Democracy Now! Radio and TV will be simulcasting with CSPAN TV and CSPAN radio.
John Podhoretz is a columnist for the New York Post. He is also a contributor to the Fox News Channel, a weekly columnist for the National Review Online and a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard which he helped start. He also served as speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan and as special assistant to former Drug Czar William Bennett.
The debate is in progress, let’s join in. . . .