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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-18-11 10:22 AM
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12. I don't know who Powell thinks he's fooling
But then again, after Powell's Prevaricating Power Point Presentation, there was a virtual stampede of popular journalists who couldn't get to their cameras, microphones or word processors fast enough to praise him as the most compelling speaker since Lincoln or Moses. So it's understandable that he should think he could just wave the wand again.

The question now is, will any of those who were singing Powell's praises in 2003 re-evaluate their position and hold him accountable? Or will this just be another inconvenient incident to be swept under the rug and erased from the public memory? And when the repercussions inevitably come, we'll just comfort ourselves with the fiction that "they" hate us for our freedom.
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  -Colin Powell's Own Staff Had Warned Him Against His War Lies Donnachaidh  Feb-18-11 09:07 AM   #0 
  - Colin is first a ninny and second acts stupid because of his ninnyness  ensho   Feb-18-11 09:17 AM   #1 
  - he knew he was lying at the time, and it is utterly despicable.  niyad   Feb-18-11 09:18 AM   #2 
  - It's called situational ethics. He was lying for our better good. Now he is trying to rationalize  rhett o rick   Feb-18-11 09:24 AM   #5 
  - He saw that this would be the perfect...  Badfish   Feb-18-11 09:20 AM   #3 
  - He's not lying to us. He's lying to himself. It is the only way he can  Nordmadr   Feb-18-11 09:20 AM   #4 
  - he can sleep at night - remember when he said he and the neo cons  ensho   Feb-18-11 10:14 AM   #11 
  - It was obvious at the time that he was lying and that he knew  Bluenorthwest   Feb-18-11 09:47 AM   #6 
  - Powell wants to have it both ways  RainDog   Feb-18-11 09:50 AM   #7 
  - Right.  H2O Man   Feb-18-11 09:51 AM   #8 
  - Yup.  Badfish   Feb-18-11 10:28 AM   #13 
  - Colin's  Carolina   Feb-18-11 09:53 AM   #9 
  - Like Powell never knew how to tell a lie during his entire military career  somone   Feb-18-11 09:58 AM   #10 
  - I don't know who Powell thinks he's fooling  gratuitous   Feb-18-11 10:22 AM   #12 

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