snopes.com  

Go Back   snopes.com > SLC Central > Soapbox Derby

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 21 January 2013, 07:17 PM
snopes's Avatar
snopes snopes is offline
 
Join Date: 18 February 2000
Location: California
Posts: 109,660
Icon101 Colin Powell Slams ‘Idiot Presentations’ by Some Republicans

In an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos during ABC’s special inauguration day coverage, former Secretary of State Colin Powell lashed out at people in the Republican Party who spent the last four years spreading “birther nonsense” and other “things that demonize the president,” calling on GOP leaders to denounce such talk — publicly.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics...o-speak-out-2/
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 21 January 2013, 07:30 PM
Lainie's Avatar
Lainie Lainie is offline
 
Join Date: 29 August 2005
Location: Suburban Columbus, OH
Posts: 74,587
Default

Thank you for saying that, sir, but please don't hold your breath.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 22 January 2013, 01:35 AM
Ramblin' Dave's Avatar
Ramblin' Dave Ramblin' Dave is offline
 
Join Date: 11 May 2005
Location: Singapore
Posts: 13,120
Default

Amazing how quickly the Republicans turned their backs on him once it was clear he wasn't going to run for president.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 22 January 2013, 01:47 AM
Psihala's Avatar
Psihala Psihala is offline
 
Join Date: 28 February 2001
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 8,268
Default

"That's politics, John."

~Psihala
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 22 January 2013, 02:40 AM
Simply Madeline's Avatar
Simply Madeline Simply Madeline is offline
 
Join Date: 15 October 2005
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 9,525
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ramblin' Dave View Post
Amazing how quickly the Republicans turned their backs on him once it was clear he wasn't going to run for president.
You mean they don't want to stand closer to the RINO?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 22 January 2013, 03:48 AM
crocoduck_hunter's Avatar
crocoduck_hunter crocoduck_hunter is offline
 
Join Date: 27 May 2009
Location: Roseburg, OR
Posts: 13,155
Default

Simply Madeline earns +1 LOLCats for skillful use of the meme.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do Republicans Lie More Than Democrats? snopes Snopes Spotting 0 05 June 2012 07:49 PM
Dorothy Parker slams bad novel snopes Questionable Quotes 16 02 August 2009 07:52 PM
Colin Powell snopes Questionable Quotes 2 13 July 2009 05:11 PM
Colin Powell's birthday party snopes Glurge Gallery 0 25 May 2009 03:08 AM
A Jibbering Idiot and Lost without a Teleprompter snopes Politics 19 29 July 2008 01:11 PM


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.