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Thu May 24, 2012, 04:55 PM

26. I seriously doubt it. If you remember, it was the general opinion that if Powell

 

had wanted to run in 1992 and 1996, he was so popular that he would most likely
have won the presidency hands down. He would have beaten Clinton in 1996.

But there were several considerations. Among them, (1) He would have had to
run against G.H. Bush, in 1992 at least, whom he looked upon as his patron, and
this was something he wouldn't do. (2) Another thing I read was that his wife was
totally against his running for the presidency because she was afraid that the chances
of his being assassinated (because he was black?) were too high.

I also wouldn't be surprised if he had agreed to work for George W. Bush as Sec'y of
State out of a sense of gratitude to Bush, Sr. That was the biggest mistake of his
life. Whomever or whatever Bush, Jr. touched, would eventually turned into a disaster.
Bush, Jr. sure was a jinx-man.

Just my opinion.

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