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Colin Powell undecided on Obama or Romney endorsement [VIDEO]
http://dailycaller.com ^ | April 30, 2012 | Nicholas Ballasy

Posted on 05/01/2012 11:34:43 AM PDT by BO Stinkss

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who endorsed Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, told The Daily Caller that he will be “listening” to both GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney and President Obama before making any “judgments” on their foreign policies.

“I’m not going to do politics tonight, and I will be watching both Mr. Romney and President Obama and see what judgments I come to as a result of listening to them, but that’s not tonight,” he told TheDC at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. “Tonight is entertainment and fun.” In September 2010 Powell said he thought President Obama was a “transformational figure,” but stopped short of endorsing him for re-election.


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Do any Freepers care what Colon Bowell thinks? The comments at the link are pretty funny.
1 posted on 05/01/2012 11:34:54 AM PDT by BO Stinkss
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To: BO Stinkss

I’m sure that all 5 followers of Semi Colon Bowel are hanging on his every word.


2 posted on 05/01/2012 11:38:34 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: BO Stinkss
You down with 'O', C. P.?

Hey, you know me!

3 posted on 05/01/2012 11:40:46 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: BO Stinkss

Colin Powell is a natural Democrat. The only reason he was registered Republican those years in the military and public service was personal career advancement. He was a uniformed version of Arlen Spector.


4 posted on 05/01/2012 11:41:22 AM PDT by chuckee
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To: BO Stinkss

Who gives a rats patootie whut he thinks? He jumped on the Obamessiah’s wagon in ‘08 simply because of race.


5 posted on 05/01/2012 11:41:53 AM PDT by NCDragon (If you can't stand behind the troops, try standing in front of them!)
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To: BO Stinkss
With decisioning such as this, I am glad Powell wasn't the the guy in charge of the Persian Gulf War. Go Schwarzkopf
6 posted on 05/01/2012 11:41:53 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: All; BO Stinkss
This might be a signal of less enthusiasm than in 2008. I find it curious this former diplomat broke protocol and used "Mr. Romney" rather than "Gov. Romney." I take that as a signal that he's leaning towards Obama. Again.


7 posted on 05/01/2012 11:42:36 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Newt says, "A nominee that depresses turnout won't beat Barack Obama.")
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To: BO Stinkss
***...and I will be watching both Mr. Romney and President Obama and see what judgments I come to as a result of listening to them,...***

Listening to them? Talk is cheap, General, how about judging from their actions?

8 posted on 05/01/2012 11:43:25 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Forget the GOP and go with the Constitution Party, because the status quo's no longer the way to go.)
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To: BO Stinkss

Colon Cancer undecided on liberal R or liberal D...they’re his statist buddies.


9 posted on 05/01/2012 11:43:35 AM PDT by Mozilla (Constitution Party 2012)
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To: BO Stinkss

Maybe if Romney turns Black all of a sudden ....

The ONLY reason Powell went for Obama, was because of race. That’s all Obama had to offer. No experience, more abstainance from voting than voting, and a mouth that promised things that he had no clue on how to deliver.


10 posted on 05/01/2012 11:51:03 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: BO Stinkss

Powell would have spent his military career as a mess cook except for affirmative action.

He’s not content with the damage he did to the country as Secretary of State in the Bush administration.

Dubya might have trusted him but I never did and he has proved me right.


11 posted on 05/01/2012 11:52:02 AM PDT by Iron Munro (If Repub's paid as much attention to Rush Limbaugh as the Dem's do, we wouldn't be in this mess)
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To: Mozilla
Maybe. But in Colin Bowel's word, tribalism trumps ideology every time.
12 posted on 05/01/2012 11:52:18 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: BO Stinkss

Well he didn’t support Newt and his mo is not doing the right thing for America anyway - now he is in his glory - he has two liberals to pick from.


13 posted on 05/01/2012 11:52:18 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: BO Stinkss

Like there’s any doubt who he’ll vote for. (Or is it whom?)


14 posted on 05/01/2012 11:53:05 AM PDT by jimmyo57
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To: BO Stinkss

Colon Foul has been dead to me after endorsed OFudgePackula in 2008. His opinion is not worth a cup of spit.


15 posted on 05/01/2012 11:53:12 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Vigilanteman

What ideology is he not choosing?


16 posted on 05/01/2012 11:55:24 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: DarthVader

Well said, Darth!


17 posted on 05/01/2012 11:57:36 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The stench of Earth Pimp-age is permeating over the internet...)
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To: BO Stinkss

All you need to know about Powell is what David Hackworth thought of him. Perfumed prince. A natural Democrat.


18 posted on 05/01/2012 11:59:23 AM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: BO Stinkss

” Do any Freepers care what Colon Bowell thinks? “

Only to the extent that it’s interesting (and a bit humorous) that the consummate ‘Washington Insider With a Uniform’ can’t find enough difference between ‘em to make a choice...


19 posted on 05/01/2012 12:00:48 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: BO Stinkss

Powell is hoping to stay relevant by making us hang on his eventual endorsement. He helped bring in the pestilence. I would hope he knows that and admits today that his support of 0 was a catastrophic error.


20 posted on 05/01/2012 12:01:08 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: BO Stinkss

he does/will endorse obama.

this is msm fluff


21 posted on 05/01/2012 12:01:45 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: BO Stinkss

what on earth does he ever see in obama. i could well see powell deciding to endorse nobody.


22 posted on 05/01/2012 12:02:09 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (To the devil with them and the high horses they rode in on.)
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To: NCDragon
Powell made himself irrelevant long before that!
23 posted on 05/01/2012 12:04:23 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

” obama. i could well see powell deciding to endorse nobody. “

Obama - Nobody...

There’s a difference???


24 posted on 05/01/2012 12:08:26 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: BO Stinkss
There is no mystery. Powell will choose race over ideology and everyone knows it.

I can't believe I once admired the man.

25 posted on 05/01/2012 12:09:39 PM PDT by South40 (Mitt is full of Shtt)
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To: Uncle Ike

obama is far worse than a nobody


26 posted on 05/01/2012 12:11:58 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (To the devil with them and the high horses they rode in on.)
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To: South40

sure get some stinkers in the gop from time to time. this proves it.


27 posted on 05/01/2012 12:13:05 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (To the devil with them and the high horses they rode in on.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
what on earth does he ever see in obama. i could well see powell deciding to endorse nobody.

You assume Colon is a rational, intelligent being. He is not.

I am 100% certain that Colon will endorse Obama. He doesn't want to say now because it keeps the MSM asking him the question, keeping him in the news.

28 posted on 05/01/2012 12:13:18 PM PDT by sand88 (Nothing on this Earth would get me to vote for Mitt.)
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To: BO Stinkss

No, I don’t care what Colin Powell thinks other than his indecision proves that there is no difference between the kenyan and Romney.


29 posted on 05/01/2012 12:14:31 PM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: South40
Colin Powell has reinforced my belief in my own intuition. My first impression was disbelief in the man, I later thought I must be mistaken as so many thought he was great. Sadly I have relearned the lesson of paying attention to gut instinct and it makes me mad to have paid so little attention to myself! (This all probably makes no sense whatsoever, but I feel better for having said it.)
30 posted on 05/01/2012 12:15:47 PM PDT by pepperdog (Why are Democrats Afraid of a Voter ID Law?)
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To: BO Stinkss

Race trumps everything else. He will try to appear statesmanlike on the outside, but on the inside he’ll be shaking the pom poms for Obama. I know dozens of black people, yet only a handful who don’t support Obama.


31 posted on 05/01/2012 12:17:39 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: BO Stinkss

Go with your color, General. That’s all that really matters. Everything else is just talk and spin.


32 posted on 05/01/2012 12:21:13 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: evets

Whudup Playuh?


33 posted on 05/01/2012 12:22:13 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: sand88

Like it or not, “staying home” or “not voting for the Republican nominee” is a good way to get O”Bummer another term. Ross Perot screwed Bush Sr., didn’t we learn anything?


34 posted on 05/01/2012 12:22:58 PM PDT by Gertie
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To: sand88

Like it or not, “staying home” or “not voting for the Republican nominee” is a good way to get O”Bummer another term. Ross Perot screwed Bush Sr., didn’t we learn anything?


35 posted on 05/01/2012 12:22:58 PM PDT by Gertie
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To: BO Stinkss

The Affirmative Action General will decide based on melanin content, and that alone.


36 posted on 05/01/2012 12:24:43 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Non-Holder person.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Race trumps everything, apparently. Even common sense.


37 posted on 05/01/2012 12:28:01 PM PDT by South40 (Mitt is full of Shtt)
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To: BO Stinkss

“Colin Powell undecided on Obama or Romney endorsement”

If this is supposed to be “news”, spare us.
We know who Mr. Powell will eventually vote for.

How many have the long memories to remember when a large contingent of folks here were touting him for president? Perhaps the same ones who long for Condoleeza Rice as vice president? Or Marco Rubio?

What have we learned?


38 posted on 05/01/2012 12:32:50 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: Road Glide

Don’t forget the Michael Steele devotees, and the current worship of Congressional Black Caucus member, Alan West.


39 posted on 05/01/2012 12:35:46 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Non-Holder person.)
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To: BO Stinkss

1. Powell is trying to remain relevant by pretending to be undecided.

2. There is zero doubt in my mind racist Powell will vote for and endorse Obama.

Shark jump 2008.


40 posted on 05/01/2012 12:39:17 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: BO Stinkss

Go jump in the lake, general.


41 posted on 05/01/2012 12:40:11 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: South40

For some sorry souls, it does. Here we honkies are trying to be so high minded that we could wear the Sears Tower as a hat. And the colored folks... it is to cry with shame. Would even Martin Luther King Jr. have eventually given into the temptation had he lived?


42 posted on 05/01/2012 12:41:20 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (To the devil with them and the high horses they rode in on.)
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To: presently no screen name
Statist orthodoxy masquerading as mushy moderation.
43 posted on 05/01/2012 12:43:05 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: BO Stinkss

Not wanting to be called Uncle Tom trumps love of country.


44 posted on 05/01/2012 12:46:33 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The President who ate the dog, will wag the dog.)
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To: BO Stinkss

Not that I care much, but I sense Powell realizes Obama is a failure. Even Powell doesn’t want to be seen “reaching out” to support a failure.

Besides, both guys running are pretty liberal. So hey, Colin, why not pick the NEW liberal?


45 posted on 05/01/2012 12:48:19 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: BO Stinkss
Colon is such a pathetic liar, and he thinks it makes him look clever.

He demonstrated the first time that race trumps all. He has not changed.

46 posted on 05/01/2012 12:49:18 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: BO Stinkss

No one gives two sh*ts what you think, Powell. Go away already...you had your moment in the sun. You don’t matter anymore.


47 posted on 05/01/2012 12:52:57 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: Hodar
The ONLY reason Powell went for Obama was because of race

Exactly. If that'd been some pasty old dried-up lib like Tom Harkin (who is actually to the political right of Obama), Powell wouldn't have given him a second look. It was ALL about skin color.

48 posted on 05/01/2012 12:56:12 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: BO Stinkss

Given he openly supported Fauxbama last time, and he is personally the reason we had to have a second Iraq war.. things that come out of his mouth are effectively worthless.


49 posted on 05/01/2012 1:02:18 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: BO Stinkss

Colin can shove his opinion up his worthless, affirmative action colon.


50 posted on 05/01/2012 1:19:48 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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