Colin Powell is Full Of Crap

This post, written by Oliver Willis, originally appeared on Oliver Willis: Like Kryptonite to the Stupid

Colin Powell was the kind of guy I'm supposed to like. Like myself, his roots are in Jamaica, he had an accomplished military career and when the Bush team was awarded the White House, he was supposed to be the sane moderating influence on the cabal of jackals. Instead, he carried water for the war in Iraq.

He never wavered from his support of the president's policy during the entire affair. He is now attempting to rewrite the historical record, but his supposed reluctance for war is nothing but cowardice. His British equivalent, Foreign Secretary Robin Cook had the intestinal fortitude to resign in protest of the war. Colin Powell was a silent, slithering snake of a man who cheerleaded one of the worst decisions in the history of the United States.

See this RAW STORY story for more:

Powell: 'I tried to avoid this war'

It was revealed today that prior to the Iraq war, then-Secretary of State Colin Powell spent two and a half hours trying in vain to convince President George W. Bush not to invade.

"I tried to avoid this war," Powell told the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado, reports Sarah Baxter in the Sunday Times. Powell said he walked Bush through the risks of becoming an occupying force in an Arab country.
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