Colin Powell Knocks Down Gingrich and Birthers
I’ve often said that Colin Powell indeed does voice the sentiment of a lot of moderates, including former Republicans who were moderates. In my own case, when he talks it’s as if he was a fly on the wall picking up what I’ve told friends or what I’ve written at times here on TMV. Here he is making the argument that Obama could be attacked on policy but that some — such as Newt Gingrich — are going beyond that. He does it politely — but it is a smackdown.
And may I use the word “Ditto?” in virtually every statement he says about Gingrich, the Internet, and how some in Americans do not like this kind of rhetoric: