Jerry and Jonah discuss the recent vote by the Nebraska legislature to abolish the Death Penalty, as well as a deeper discussion of the merits of the Death Penalty.
They discuss some of the fallacies of the arguments against — such as government’s role in putting someone to death and the work of the “Innocence Project” — as well as some of the shortcomings of the arguments for.
Jonah also gives his thoughts on whether support of the Death Penalty is a staple of true conservatism.
A bestselling author and columnist, Jonah Goldberg’s nationally syndicated column appears regularly in scores of newspapers across the United States. He is also a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, a member of the board of contributors to USA Today, a contributor to Fox News, a contributing editor to National Review, the founding editor of National Review Online and a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
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