For some reason, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer is guest hosting
the Dylan Ratigan show on MSNBC this week. Spitzer, discussing the
Israeli flotilla raid on Tuesday, was sympathetic to Israel and defended its
government's actions as within the nation's basic self-defense. But
Salon's Glenn Greenwald does not cotton to Spitzer's perspective.
Greenwald has intensely criticized
Israel's raid, which ended in the deaths of nine activists, and the Gaza-blockade policies that helped lead to the crisis.
these men is known for being coy. Greenwald is among the most fiery
pundits on the left and Spitzer made his name by cleaning up the biggest institutions of Wall
Street. So when Greenwald plugged in his webcam and video chatted into
Spitzer's show, they probably both saw this debate coming. Still, it's hard
to understate just how heated it got. Watch for yourself:
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