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Beware of Those Advising GOP To Unilaterally Disarm

RufusTFirefly Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 3:44 PM
You are only speaking to the choir with that assessment. Colin Powell has deep respect from both parties. He is highly intelligent and has proven himself to be a trustworthy, dependable soldier. Just because he criticized the GOP does not instantly decrease his stature.
Isn't it ironic that Republicans keep receiving advice to be more conciliatory and work with President Obama while President Obama not only is receiving the opposite advice but fully intends to be even more divisive in his second term?

On "Meet the Press" last week, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said: "There's also a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the (Republican) party. What do I mean by that? What I mean by that is they still sort of look down on minorities."

That is outrageously false, but lest you think hypersensitivity to race is all that's bothering Powell, he...