Pat, Buchanan, politician, author, syndicated columnist and broadcaster discuses his new book, Churchill, Hitler, and The Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, Scott McClellan’s allegations against Bush, the mistakes that Winston Churchill and other British politicians made in dealing with Hitler, Churchill’s desire for war against the Germans, the destruction of the British Empire and the creation of the Cold War, Bush’s admiration of Churchill, comparison of today’s and previous dictators to Hitler, the false comparison of today’s Iran to Hitler’s Third Reich and the reduction of the American standard of living and the U.S. dollar.
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Pat Buchanan is an American politician, author, syndicated columnist and broadcaster. Buchanan was a senior adviser to American presidents, Nixon, Ford and Reagan, and was an original host on CNN’s Crossfire. He sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1992 and 1996. He ran on the Reform Party ticket in the 2000 presidential election. He co-founded The American Conservative magazine and launched a foundation named The American Cause. He has been published in Human Events, National Review, The Nation and Rolling Stone. His new book is called Churchill, Hitler, and The Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World.