Skip to comments.NBC's Williams Invites Colin Powell to Slam GOP 'Hatred' and 'Nastiness'
Posted on 01/22/2013 5:10:35 PM PST by lowbridge
In an exchange with former Secretary of State and prominent Obama supporter Colin Powell during NBC's live inauguration coverage on Monday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams urged Powell to go after Republicans: "General, there's just flat-out hatred out there, too. There's nastiness out there in the land. There's nastiness between these two parties....Let's especially go to the Republican Party....What do they do to widen, if it is in their interest, widen their doorway to membership, to entry?"
Powell seized the opportunity to double down on his recent smear of the GOP having a "dark vein of intolerance": "I've been saying and said with David Gregory the other day, the party is not where the American people have been in recent years....Society is changing and the Republican Party has not been keeping up with it. And if you dare to say that, then you're violating the orthodoxy of the party and you find yourself attacked....If doesn't want to change, it can stay where it is, and I think it will continue to lose elections."
Williams allowed Powell to portray himself as a victim of GOP attacks but failed to press him on his assertion in that Meet the Press interview that Republicans "look down on minorities."
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Well, FUBR and FUBW.
Mrs Powell your husband got out again.
How did this “General” make it so far up the ladder?
It seems that CP has cornered the market on “hatred” and “nastiness”.
Clown Bowel needs to go away.
We're like Berlin Jews chatting in 1932.
Look down on minorities? No, look down on the 47%.
And the low information voter thinks Powell is a mainstream voice of the party, so this is a real coup.
Powell openly voted for and endorsed Zero TWICE. If the GOP had any gonads (which we know they don't) they should publicly excommunicate Powell.
At best, he is not even a RINO.
He looks good in uniform...but his thinking is, first and foremost, influenced by his race.
"How black is that?"
When will this back-stabbing dbag switch parties?
Is this the same “Uncle Tom” that the left were attacking when he was Secretary of State?
Affirmative action. Right clown at the right time. They needed a token and this butt kiss just filled the bill. Hell, he even looked "clean" (VP Joe B.) when they dressed him up!
Militarily, he was nothing more than a mediocre bureaKaRAT.
No race...no division...all American!
No big deal. Just the KLAN WITH A TAN here. Nothing to see, move on.
Haven’t you seen Whitey pray at the altar of Affirmative Action?
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