Hardball: Stephen A. Smith Calls Giuliani "A Dictator"; Buchanan Calls McCain "Bush On Steroids"

There is so much goodness in this short 2-minute clip that it's tough to know where to start. First we see the 9/11 Express (a.k.a Giuliani's campaign bus) taking a lap at Daytona, much to the delight of both Tweety and ESPN Radio's Stephen A. Smith. When the conversation moves to the Republican presidential field, Smith makes it pretty clear that he won't be donating to the Giuliani campaign anytime soon, while Pat Buchanan concedes Rudy's foreign policy would essentially be Norman Podhoretz's policy, but adds that he fears an increasingly "bellicose" McCain may be like "Bush on steroids" and continue a neo-conservative foreign policy.

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Buchanan: [Guiliani's foreign policy] would be a neo-conservative foreign policy. But I'm afraid McCain's will be as well, Chris. He's very bellicose, hes got that in-your-face attitude Bush does. I think we could very well be at war with Iran. That's one of the reasons why I've always been very skeptical of McCain -- I think he's Bush on steroids.

Smith: Giuliani is a dictator as far as I'm concerned.


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