Colin Powell Rebukes Republican Party for Veiled Racism Against Muslims

Sunday former Secretary of State and Republican Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama for President of the United States. It was a stunning blow to the McCain campaign, and a repudiation of the failed politics and ideology of a Republican Party that has fundamentally lost its way. But, ultimately, Powell's endorsement of Obama was not the big news story of the day. As Jason Linkins writes on the Huffington Post, "As it turns out, the most important thing endorsed by Colin Powell today was an America that's worth leading and worth fighting for, an America that encapsulates the idea of what some might call a "more perfect union." One of the most powerful moments of this 7 minute clip came when Powell discussed the inherent prejudice that has been spread by falsely accusing Obama of being a... read more
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Colin Powell Rebukes Republican Party for Veiled Racism Against Muslims