Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Dictator' likes Mitt Romney

"He has the makings of a great dictator," Cohen said. "He is incredibly wealthy but pays no taxes, and it's not much of a leap to go from firing people to firing squads and from putting pets on the top of a car to putting political dissidents on top of them."

If Rick Santorum were still running for president, though, Cohen — whose character's name in "The Dictator" is Gen. Shabazz Aladeen — says he'd be backing him.

"I would say Santorum, despite his liberal views, but since he is out of the running, I don't know," he said. "In terms of policies, I would have to say the Republicans if they could only become a little less extreme."

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