In typical McLaughlin Group style, John opens the discussion with a serial number he gives each issue discussed on his show, then a two-part title which attempts to cast the issue from its strongest supporters and strongest detractors. However, he didn't play any music during the set-up piece, like he often does. (Please leave your suggestions below for what song(s) he could have played during the introduction.)
It's disturbing that Monica Crowley falls in with the lying crowd, using the much disproved "Gateway Theory."
I'd already written a brief article in the forums, but someone posted the video online, so here it is.