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Colin Powell’s maybes

Laura Rozen’s lede perfectly captures the inanity of the furious speculation over Colin Powell’s political leanings:

Mike Allen reporting that Colin Powell will may endorse Obama.

Word is that Powell’s endorsement might could will won’t should maybe can does can’t would have a marginal effect on Obama’s chances in November.

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October 17, 2008 - Posted by | media, U.S. politics |

3 Comments »

  1. I think I’m in love with you

    Comment by Ben Oldfield | October 19, 2008 | Reply

  2. […] even had a hunch about those damned Devil Rays before this year even started — thinks that I was wrong, and that Powell’s support for Obama will very well could make a difference news.  Coming […]

    Pingback by Okay, so maybe Powell’s endorsement matters « Boondoggle | October 20, 2008 | Reply

  3. Suddenly because Powell is endorsing obama he is not as evil as he used to be? Yet, Powell was the one encouraging the Iraq war claiming they had WMD. Anyone with intelligence knows that Powell is endorsing based on race.

    98% of black people are voting for obama just because he is black. White people are split between obama, nadar, and McCain. Think about it.

    The truth is this is a race campaign. The Democrats control the senate and congress and have the lowest approval rating in US history. The Democrats couldn’t even beat Bush in the elections thus why they are going after the black vote in the US, about 45 million blacks. Thus, why obama voted present over 130 times, avoided the tough issues, and never challenged his party leaders on senate to preserve his political career. Only 143 days on state senate when he decided to run for office.

    The Democrats lost because the US is not a socialist/communist system. Americans fought against Nazi Germany, their socialist party, and communist USSR for decades, just to name a few.

    Again, Clinton supported deregulation and introduced FTAs like NAFTA. That is why the US economy was strong during his administration. McCain also supports deregulation and fights for FTAs like NAFTA. These initiatives will help our economy. Our economy is very important, McCain is better for our economy. I hope people get educated before they vote.

    US businesses create US jobs. obama wants to limit the growth of US businesses, which is limiting the growth of US jobs. If you increase tax on US businesses they will either just relocate to a lower tax country taking American jobs with them, pass the added tax cost to consumers or go bankrupt. GM and Ford can barely compete globally and obama wants to tax them more. The smaller businesses that are reliant on GM and Ford will also be greatly affected, destroying more US jobs.

    The US is the land of opportunity not the land of equal outcome. Why should government take your money and give it to people who are already on welfare to spread the wealth?

    What Caused Our Economic Crisis? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RZVw3no2A4

    Comment by Sarah | October 20, 2008 | Reply


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