Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday told a group of voters in Virginia that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was "gonna'" put them all back in chains.
Unsurprisingly, the VP's hyperbolic rhetoric hasn't gone over too well with the right-leaning community. Indeed, during a Tuesday broadcast of The Kudlow Report, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani had nothing but scorn for the "chains" remark.
“You know, what did he say? ‘Y’all going to be put back in chains’? That almost has racial overtones, Rudy Giuliani. What’s your take on that?” CNBC’s Larry Kudlow asked the former mayor.
“Well, I think if it came from somebody serious maybe we’d get all excited about it. But the — I think the vice president of the United States has become a laugh line on late night television. I mean, he — I’ve never seen a vice president that has made as many mistakes, said as many stupid things,” Giuliani responded.
“I mean, there’s a real fear if, God forbid, he ever had to be entrusted with the presidency, whether he really has the mental capacity to handle it. I mean, this guy just isn’t bright. He’s never been bright. He isn’t bright. And people think, ‘Well, he just talks a little too much.’ Actually he’s not very smart,” he added.
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(H/T: NRO). Front page photo source: AP. This story has been updated.