Why Listen to Colin Powell, or Brokaw?

Not only did Powell lend his personal credibility to Bush at key moments – from the Florida recount battle to the Iraq War to Election 2004 – but a serious examination of his career would reveal a person who consistently has put his career ahead of his country’s best interests Full Story »

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Jim Lang
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by Jim Lang - Oct. 22, 2008

I find this opinion piece a rather one sided character assassination. I don't question the quotes but do question the context. While it argues that Ayers' actions should be viewed in context (a point with which I agree) it fails to extend the same courtesy to Powell. As one can see from many Republican claims concerning Obama, taking quotations and actions out of context can be intentionally misleading and damaging. I believe that even opinion pieces should be held to a higher standard.

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