This is a rush transcript of "Special Report With Brit Hume" from October 20, 2008. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
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SEN. JOE BIDEN, (D-DE) VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: Mark my words. It will not be six months before the world tests Barack Obama like they did John Kennedy.
The world is looking. We are about to elect a brilliant 47-year- old president of the United States of America.
Remember I said this as much as anything else I said. Watch. We're going to have an international crisis, a generated crisis to test the mettle of this guy.
And he's going to have to make some really tough — I don't know what the decision is going to be, but I promise you it will occur. As a student of history and having served with seven presidents, I guarantee you it will happen.