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Who's a Racist?

SdAufKla Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 7:10 PM
Lawrence Wilkerson, COL, USA (ret.) is a self-serving, cheese-eating, REMF. His observations and allegations have nothing to do with race and everything to do with hanging on Gen. Powell's coattails. Where he is concerned, the only despicable thing is himself.
Steve of CA Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 10:59 PM
No he wasn't.In fact after dropping out of college in 1966 he joined the army and "arrived as an Army officer piloting an OH-6A Cayuse observation helicopter and logged about 1100 combat hours over a year. He flew low and slow through Vietnam, and was involved in one incident in which he says he prevented a war crime by purposely placing his helicopter between a position that was full of civilians, and another helicopter that wanted to launch an attack on the position..." see:
On MSNBC's Ed Schultz program Friday night, the former chief of staff for Colin Powell, retired Army Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, said, of the Republican Party, "My party is full of racists ... and the real reason a considerable portion of my party wants President Obama out of the White House has nothing to do with the content of his character, nothing to do with his competence as commander in chief and president, and everything to do with the color of his skin ... that's despicable."

Wilkerson's allegation followed his former boss's endorsement of President Obama for a second term. The...