Skip to comments.Colin Powell: ‘Elements’ in GOP ‘Demonize People Who Don’t Look Like the Way They’d Like’
Posted on 02/07/2014 12:27:07 PM PST by TexasCajun
Appearing on MSNBC, former Secretary of State Colin Powell savaged the Republican Party of which he says he is still a member for catering to elements that are overtly hostile to people of other races or nationalities. Powell told MSNBCs Andrea Mitchell that there are groups within the GOP who demonize people who dont look like the way theyd like them to look. He added that, for this reason, he believes the GOP needs him more than the Democratic Party needs him.
He said that even senior-level Republicans continue to make statements about women and minorities that make the party look less tolerant than it should be. Powell specifically cited voting laws which he said are designed to restrict minority access to the polls.
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...just change parties and be done with it mister!
You’re projecting again, Colon.
Just go away, colin. Your 15 minutes of affirmative action are up.
I’d hate to look like a colon.
the problem with Powell isn’t his appearance (indeed, he is a reasonably handsome man, YTMD of course). The problem with Powell is his left-wing (and racist) politics.
the GOP needs a Colin cleanse.
Wonder what he's paid to mouth this crapola?
Please get specific Colin. Who are these mysterious "elements" you speak of? If you can't identify them and back up your statements you are just another lying race baiter. Put up or shut up.
Race card much, General? Of course you do; that’s how you got where you did.
Can you say the same General Powell?
Repeating the Big Lie.
Elements in the democrat party demonize people who don’t think like them.
The GOP already has plenty of security leaks, we don’t need anymore.
Leftists are stupid. They know it is about ideology.
Leftists believe that all minorities should think like them or they are uncle toms
Do you want to look like a colon?
ps:I meant to type “left-wing and/or racist politics”
I wouldn’t care if Powell wore a purple dress, if he fixed up his politics I’d be happy to vote for him. However, so long as Powell supports Obama over and over and over again,
he is not going to get my support.
This country is going straight down to Hell and after 5 years of this trashing of Amerika from the WH.... Powell or anybody else has no excuse anymore to support more of this destruction of our nation and our peoples’ lives
What kind of parent would name thier kid Colon? That’s like naming your kid a**hole.
As is typical with all race-baiters, Colin didn’t name anyone specifically, did he? Just a blanket statement.
Idiots who say things like a raped woman’s body shuts down from pregnancy don’t make R’s look good. But they are a tiny percentage.
Colin Powell has long ago lost any claim of relevance. Anyone stupid enough to vote for a communist because he happens to share physical characteristics with ones own tribe is not a person worthy of attention.
Go away Colin, you’ve given us enough stupid advice.
MSNBC drags out Colin’s old bones anytime they feel like they need “credibility.” for an argument.
Colon’s such an ass.
Wearing a purple dress would be indicative of his politics, yes?
I demonize people who allow me and my family and friends to suffer the consequences of their moral indifference. ...color? No. Culture? Mebbe.
Do you want to look like a colon?
No but I do want my colon to look good.
How about if the room contained Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell, of Dr. Ben Carson? I suppose they would have to go to a corner and talk to each other????
I wish this tin-star “general” would go bacak to wherever he came from before his parents decided to live here.
Right now he is ensconced with that Nitwit Chrissie WHitman and an executive of Goldman-Sachs (SURPRISE SURPRISE) on the COuncil of Foreign Relations, helping make idiotic foreign policy decisions as an unelected advisor to Obama.
Guess that isn’t enough damage for this dirtbag to create.
I don’t care what a politician looks like, but I sure as hell care if he is a one-worlder Marxist Muslim who hates America and western civilization - like the idiot in the White House or this bloviating armchair general.
I’ve given up on having people look at mine.
funny how Colon never had these criticisms of liberals when they did as much to Clarence Thomas or Condi Rice or Sarah Palin...
Colin is actually a very common name in the British Isles - Scotland, Ireland and Great Britain. Don’t know how a native-born American ended up with it.
So it's pretty disingenuous to call others for something he's guilty of.
Unstatesmanlike for him to iterate thus. He sounds like Obama. No facts or substance; only sheer innuendo.
To see him devolve into playing the race card all the time is simply disgusting.
This guy was allegedly some sort of Republican at one time. He’s had a conversion along the lines of David Brock or Arriana Huffington and should be ignored as just another leftist with a deck full of race cards.
Wasn’t this an old story? Do you suppose 0bama sent him back out to flash the race card this week to take time away from the IRS scandal and O’Reilly interview topics?
This bum should have been kicked out of the Army for his complicity in the My Lai cover-up. Now we have to put up with him incessantly.
We should blast Andrea Mitchell with email asking her why she did not ask for names, dates, and details. Wouldn’t a “good journailst” follow up on the who/what/where/when/how/why?
the people that you’re deriding don’t give a crap about what you look like,
what we care about is character and behavior.
Of course, criticizing behavior these days will get you called “racist” faster than anything else.
It's as if Mr. Powell keeps fumbling two steel marbles and mumbles something about someone stealing the strawberries. Why, he's certain someone must have stolen the strawberries!
Okay, Mr. Powell. May I suggest some bed rest?
Gosh. He’s so right. The Republicans say bad things about women like, “Would you please be our Vice-Presidential candidate?” Not those feminist-approved things Democrat Bill Clinton said like, “Let me just wipe off on your dress, whatever your name is.”
with lots of nice Obama campaign buttons on it, yes
It’s a complete waste of time arguing with Colin Powell types, for they see color first. We see philosophy first, will you work to protect and defend liberty or not.
Elements in the democratic party demonize people who don’t think and talk the way they’d like.
He is not a Repiblican, but an agent of Obama and the Democtatic Party.
Treachery—thy name is Colin Powell.
Powell, who wouldn’t even HAVE a career or a place on the political landscape of this country, except for the Bush family... once again reminds us that he CAN’T be right about ANYTHING!!
He has no problem with Obama using the IRS as the Gestapo against other Americans?
Powell have anything to say about the general lawlessness of Obama?
Any comment on Obama letting 4 Americans die at the Embassy and then FRAMING another American for making a YouTube video?
No comments on any of this, right?
It's clear, Powell has long sought to inflict as much damage on Republicans as possible while dishonestly trying to hold himself above the fray so as not to besmirch his reputation. You know, something cowards do.
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