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Old 01-13-2013, 04:47 PM   #3
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Default Re: Colin Powell calls out GOP leaders for tolerating racism in the party.

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Originally Posted by longhornfan1234
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My party, unfortunately, is the bastion of those people -- not all of them, but most of them -- who are still basing their positions on race. Let me just be candid: 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, and that's despicable.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_2467768.html
according to the article itself, that statement was not a recent one by powell, but one made by his chief of staff lawrence wilkerson back in october.
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