Ben J. Wattenberg is a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. He is the moderator of the weekly PBS television program Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg, which is now being expanded to include a new one hour program Think Talk . He has served as a presidential speechwriter and advisor for president Lyndon Johnson. Ben also served as an aide and speech-writer to "Scoop" Jackson and VP Hubert Humphrey. He is currently working on a forthcoming book Tales of a Neo-Con ,an accompanying volume of selected posts from this blog, and highlights from the best of Think Tank.