Colin Powell Endorses Obama for Second Term

Discussion in 'Election Forums' started by jillian, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. jillian
    Offline

    jillian Princess Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2006
    Messages:
    73,006
    Thanks Received:
    13,403
    Trophy Points:
    2,220
    Location:
    The Other Side of Paradise
    Ratings:
    +24,838
    I just saw this come across the scroll ... anything to confirm this yet?
     
  2. skookerasbil
    Offline

    skookerasbil Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2009
    Messages:
    26,634
    Thanks Received:
    3,191
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Not the middle of nowhere
    Ratings:
    +8,180
    nobody cares
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  3. Oldguy
    Offline

    Oldguy Senior Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2012
    Messages:
    4,328
    Thanks Received:
    591
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Texas
    Ratings:
    +593
    Yep, it's true:

    Colin Powell endorses Obama

    I wonder how long it will take some Nutter to drop by and say it's just one black guy endorsing another?
     
  4. Sunni Man
    Offline

    Sunni Man Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2008
    Messages:
    43,194
    Thanks Received:
    6,045
    Trophy Points:
    1,860
    Location:
    Patriotic American Muslim
    Ratings:
    +19,099
    Well blacks do vote around 98% Democrat.

    And it's no secret that blacks vote for other blacks.

    So then Colin Powell's endorsement shouldn't come as a great surprise to anyone. :cool:
     
  5. Old Rocks
    Offline

    Old Rocks Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Messages:
    52,576
    Thanks Received:
    6,252
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    Portland, Ore.
    Ratings:
    +14,221
    After 'W', I don't think Powell has a lot of love in his heart for the GOP.
     
  6. Dante
    Offline

    Dante On leave Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2008
    Messages:
    52,463
    Thanks Received:
    3,327
    Trophy Points:
    1,825
    Location:
    On leave
    Ratings:
    +6,074
    Condoleezza Rice cares :lol:
     
  7. chikenwing
    Offline

    chikenwing Guest

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2010
    Messages:
    7,389
    Thanks Received:
    830
    Trophy Points:
    190
    Ratings:
    +1,960
     
  8. Dante
    Offline

    Dante On leave Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2008
    Messages:
    52,463
    Thanks Received:
    3,327
    Trophy Points:
    1,825
    Location:
    On leave
    Ratings:
    +6,074
    :eusa_boohoo:
     
  9. CrusaderFrank
    Offline

    CrusaderFrank Diamond Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2009
    Messages:
    87,199
    Thanks Received:
    15,958
    Trophy Points:
    2,210
    Ratings:
    +46,092
    I'll bet unsealing those old divorce records is what swayed Colin Powell; it can't be Obama performance as CinC
     
  10. edthecynic
    Offline

    edthecynic Censored for Cynicism

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2008
    Messages:
    29,334
    Thanks Received:
    3,434
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +7,337
    O’DONNELL: You worked for several Republican presidents. Are you still a Republican?

    POWELL: Yes. I think I’m a Republican of more moderate mold, and that’s something of a dying breed, I’m sorry to say. But, you know, the Republicans I work for are President Reagan, President Bush 41, the Howard Bakers of the world. People who were conservative, people who were willing to push their conservative views, but people who recognized hat at the end of the day you got to find a basis for compromise. Compromise is how this country runs.

    ROSE: Are you then saying that you may have to leave the Republican party that continues in the direction that it’s going?

    POWELL: No, I didn’t say that at all, but nice try. I said I’m a moderate Republican, and there are fewer of us. What party are you in, Charlie?
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2012

Share This Page