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The Right on Powell's Endorsement: Better Racist Than Wrong

The Right on Powell's Endorsement: Better Racist Than Wrong

One of the more fascinating, and self-defeating, characteristics of the modern conservative movement is the inability to admit or even recognize their own failure. When presented with a straightforward statement, instead of applying Occam’s Razor and concluding the simplest explanation is the best, they put their blinders on and proceed to dig up patently absurd…

Colin Powell on Meet the Press

Colin Powell on Meet the Press

The image of Colin Powell that I have had seared in my mind for the past several years is that of him at the UN, his voice and body exuding apprehension. He was not confident about his recommendation to go to war with Iraq in 2002, and in his decision, I lost confidence in him.…