Who is Ben Wattenberg?

July 31st, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by David M N James  

Ben J. Wattenberg is the famous Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C USA. He is burgeoning conservative with experience in politics and has a knack for talking points. Wattenberg is popular among PBS television viewers where he features weekly as a moderator for the program Think tank with Ben Wattenberg. This ageing man has become famous over the years and has a blog where he features his insights on various contexts on conservative American policies. In the television program, his contributions have earned PBS praise and more coverage, and to add him more zest and favor PBS is expanding the program from its short time frame schedule to a one hour program. According to PBS the program is now being expanded to include a new one hour program Think Talk. Wattenberg served as a presidential speechwriter and advisor for President Lyndon Johnson. Ben also worked as an aide and speech-writer for Scoop Jackson and VP Hubert Humphrey.

It has been established that this very argumentative, thinker and writer is working on writing a book. He is said to be in the middle of his soon to be published book ‘Tales of a Neo-Con’. This book is a volume about selected posts from his blog and other think tank articles as well as highlights from the best of Think Tank. His work has influenced the Obama campaign through his classic words. Wattenberg said that political success depended on the so-called Dayton housewife. He has been in Kansas and Georgia in his conservative views expose. He featured predominantly during the censure of Bill Clinton.

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