Colin Powell has endorsed Obama for President

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    According to MSNBC, this morning on Meet the Press Gen Colin Powell will endorse Barack Obama for President of the United States!

    That is incredible and will certainly silence (no pun) a lot of the "he's too risky" bullshit coming from McCain & Co.

    I was hoping for this since Colin Powell is probably the ONLY Republican I'd ever vote for!

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    Nice.

    But how could a decorated vietnam vet, respected Republican, and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs support a secret radical muslim socialist, who pals around with terrorists?
     
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    Powell should be led before a firing squad and shot to death for his role in getting tens of thousands of US soldiers killed, maimed, and critically wounded with false "evidence" he KNEW was false.

    SO, the Powell fraud endorses the Obama fraud .. big deal .. America still loses
     
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    How much 'courage' does it take to endorse the person most likely to win? Do you think Powell would have done this if McCain was ahead? Pretty hard sell, since it may have mattered much more to Powell/Obama supporters back when he was taking a pounding from Hillary.
     
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    No, America loses the most if McCain wins. There is a difference between the too. That is why I can't understand ever not voting.

    But that is just my opinion.
     
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    So we have heard our first disparaging word?

    Maybe, now that he sees to what extent the Palin/McCain ticket will stoop, he felt he needed to stand up and redeem himself for having been with the Asses of Evil.
     
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    wow. you're insane

    perhaps instead of just throwing his endorsement out there without much reflection, he waited and actually weighed the candidates carefully. Novel concept I know, someone who actually THINKS before he acts. Something Obama and Powell seem to have in common.

    and yes, I do think Powell would've endorsed Obama if McCain were ahead, especially if he were ahead having used the nasty, negative tactics he's employed recently.

    I'm quite sure this will cause no small amount of distress to the conversative republicans. Although I'm sure there will be those who will now summarily dismiss this American Hero as a traitor and anti-american.
     
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    When you can figure out how to counter an argument without smelling like a right-winger and using their brain-dead tactics .. come see me

    Let me guess .. you claimed you were against the Iraq invasion.
     
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    I suspect because he's black, this endorsement won't matter much, except with some military votes and some repubs that respect/like powell.

    Ps. I went to a wedding last night. 2 repubs tried to argue for mccain. We totally made them look wrong.

    They tried to say it doesn't matter, so we listed a bunch of diference. Tax breaks to companies going overseas, $10 bill a month spending in iraq, spending.

    I love when they say they worry obama won't be able to do everything he says he'll do. So we pointed out mccains plan makes even less sense.

    And they tried to distance themselves from bush, but then that would assume mccain is any different on major policies.

    Ok, now after listening to cnn, this endorsement may be huge.

    All you republicans out there that said you would vote for powell or condy, I guess that means you respect his opinion?
     
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    Surely you didn't actually believe them when they said they'd vote for Powell or Rice.
     

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