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Colin Powell Concerned About Obama’s Plans

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Obama, Powell, Republicans

He’s not alone in expressing that Obama is doing too much too soon, but his voice definitely carries more weight because he may have done more to swing independents and moderates towards the President than anybody else last year. From AP: “The right answer is, ‘Give me a government that works,’” the former secretary of […]

July 5th, 2009 | Permalink| 13 Comments »

Powell Questions Palin’s Worldview

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Palin, Powell, Smart Things Said By Smart People, Video

Following up on the previous post…here’s the video of Powell questioning Palin’s wisdom when she talked about “small town values.” I always thought that the whole “Real America” talk was remarkably dumb because it alienated more voters than it drew in…and I’m glad to see that Powell shares that view. What’s more, the GOP often […]

December 12th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Powell: GOP’s Polarization Doomed Them

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Powell, Republicans

The most important endorsement of the 2008 Election speaks out about why he thinks the Republicans lost by such a significant margin. From CNN: In an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria for Sunday’s “GPS” program, President Bush’s former secretary of state said his party’s attempt “to use polarization for political advantage” backfired last month. “There […]

December 12th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »