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Response to gregcrawford (Reply #22)

Tue Sep 1, 2015, 12:32 PM

23. Yep. I remember Colin Powell quoting cheney, during the arm-twisting to get him to go to the UN,

cheney saying to him - "you can afford to lose a few points (in the popularity polls)." Because Colin Powell was the most popular and well-respected member of the bush/cheney entourage. He had the highest public opinion polls of the whole lot. So they sent him out as sacrificial lamb, since he had this pretty much unimpeachable reputation. And they ruined him, too. Cost him whatever credibility he still had.

At one time, Colin Powell was almost literally GOLDEN. He was the guy everybody predicted would be the first African American President. bush/cheney sure took care of that.

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