By Ben Cohen
Colin Powell is no hero, but he at least exists in an ideological plane somewhere close to reality. Having destroyed his international reputation by giving false evidence about Iraqi weapons in front of the U.N, Powell clearly feels guilt for his complicity in the U.S invasion and mishandling of the occupation. He has nothing good to say about his former boss. From The Vancouver Sun:
He was a four-star American general, the secretary of state during
President George W. Bush’s first term and remains a Republican.
Colin Powell said Thursday in Vancouver that he is considering voting
for Democrat Barack Obama in November — and he took shots at the Bush
administration’s handling of the Iraq war and the holding of terrorism
suspects in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Read more…
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.