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Colin Powell

  1. past is prologue
    Politics Was Riddled With Celebrities Long Before TrumpActors, musicians, and athletes entering U.S. politics isn’t a new trend — in fact, it may be one of the oldest.
  2. iraq war
    Colin Powell Doesn’t Need You to Defend HimThe former secretary of State was perfectly comfortable with his bloody legacy.
  3. politics
    Colin Powell, First Black Secretary of State, Dies at 84The highly distinguished general, who will forever be associated with the war in Iraq, died of complications from COVID-19.
  4. democratic national convention
    Jill Biden Promises Joe Can End Presidential Empathy DeficitIn her DNC speech, Jill Biden portrayed her husband as a man blessed with the qualities Trump most conspicuously lacks.
  5. intelligencer chats
    Will Colin Powell’s DNC Appearance Actually Help Joe Biden?Swing voters may be impressed to see another Republican backing Biden — or they may be turned off by the W. administration official’s endorsement.
  6. Colin Powell Is Voting for Hillary ClintonAnd not Donald Trump, who is “unfit” to be president.
  7. Colin Powell’s Personal Emails Are Like a D.C. Burn BookThe former secretary of State was hacked, and now everyone knows he hates them.
  8. early and often
    Colin Powell: Clinton Team Is Trying to ‘Pin’ Email Scandal on MeThey’re doing a pretty bad job.
  9. photo op
    Colin Powell Knows What a Selfie Is And he posted a vintage one to prove it.
  10. celeb donations
    Colin Powell Donated $5 Million to City College of New YorkHis alma mater.
  11. the most important people in the world
    Colin Powell Says He Did Not Have an Affair, Despite ‘Personal’ Hacked E-mailsGuccifer strikes again.
  12. Colin Powell’s Facebook Page Was HackedHe was hacked.
  13. equal rites
    Dick Cheney, Laura Bush Star in Ad Supporting Gay MarriageThis is probably news to them.
  14. party poopers
    Colin Powell Endorses Chuck Hagel, Does Not Endorse GOP’s Racist Dog Whistles The Republican had some harsh words for his party on Meet the Press.
  15. crotchety senators
    Juxtaposition of the Day: John McCain’s Increasing Crotchetiness EditionHow he responded to Colin Powell’s endorsements of Obama in 2008 and 2012.
  16. racial gaffes
    Sununu: Powell Endorsed Obama Because He’s BlackIt’s hard to misunderstand this gaffe.
  17. endorsements that don’t matter
    Colin Powell Endorses Obama Again, Insists He’s Still a Republican“I think I’m a Republican of a more moderate mold. That’s something of a dying breed, I’m sorry to say.”
  18. early and awkward
    We’re Sure There’s a Reason Colin Powell Sang ‘Call Me Maybe’ on TV TodayBut we don’t want to know what it is. Here’s the video. 
  19. equal rites
    Rational Centrist Supports Equal RightsColin Powell endorses gay marriage.
  20. all the president’s moves
    Watch Sixteen Politicians and Dignitaries Get Their Groove OnWho’s got the moves?
  21. dicks
    Ignore Dick Cheney: Condoleezza Rice Would Never CryThe former secretary of state becomes the latest to slam Dick Cheney’s memoir.
  22. dicks
    Ex-Powell Aide: Dick Cheney Was Practically President, Fears War Crime ProsecutionThe former vice-president is a “very vindictive person.”
  23. dicks
    John Heilemann on Morning Joe: The Dysfunctional Relationship of Dick Cheney and Colin PowellThe ‘Morning Joe’ panel discusses the former vice-president’s tell-all book.
  24. dicks
    Colin Powell’s Head Still Intact After Reading Dick Cheney’s BookApparently, the former VP’s “cheap shots” did not have the desired effect.
  25. political playbook
    Political Playbook: When Failing Campaigns Blame the WifeThe latest example: Callista Gingrich is being scapegoated for the campaign’s implosion.
  26. iraq war
    Defector Admits WMD Tales Used to Justify War in Iraq Were a LieDecoding the Bush administration.
  27. 2012
    Colin Powell Will Not Tell You Who He Likes“I’m not committed to Barack Obama. I’m not committed to a Republican candidate.”
  28. don’t ask don’t tell
    Clinton: I Was ‘Promised’ ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ ‘Would Be Better Than It Was’Clinton tells Katie Couric that Powell misrepresented measure.
  29. colin powell
    Colin Powell: Tea Party Is All Slogans, No Agenda“You can’t just have catchy phrases.”
  30. gays
    Colin Powell Supports Ending ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’If “chiefs and commanders are comfortable with moving to change the policy then I support it.”
  31. gossipmonger
    Levi Johnston and Jon Gosselin, Together At LastEveryone, it’s time to give up.
  32. the bush years
    President Bush Is Ready to MotivateAnd for only $19.
  33. gossipmonger
    Justin Timberlake May Be Moving to GreenwichWhat? Is he pregnant? Plus, Usher, Charlie Sheen, and Jill Zarin party together, and more celebrity news, in our daily gossip roundup.
  34. the post-racial world
    Colin Powell Is His Usual Levelheaded SelfPowell thinks Skip Gates and the police could have been more reasonable.
  35. the great debate
    Who Is the New Most-Trusted Person in America?With Walter Cronkite gone, the mantle of Most Trusted Person in America is up for grabs. Here’s out list of the top ten contenders.
  36. war-stained wretches
    Rumsfeld: Colin and Condi Got Off So Easy!In a new biography, the former Defense secretary has some gripes with the media.
  37. inaugur-nation!
    Video: Colin Powell Breaks It Down at the BET BallYes, including to the song ‘Hips Don’t Lie.’
  38. early and often
    Powell: How Important Is the Most Important Endorsement of the Campaign?The political commentariat seems to agree on two things right now: (1) Endorsements never matter, and (2) Colin Powell’s endorsement does matter, somewhat.
  39. early and often
    So Who Thought Colin Powell Only Endorsed Obama Because He’s Black?Turns out, not as many people as you might think.
  40. gossipmonger
    Judith Regan Says Murdoch’s Wife Smacks Him AroundA diner at the Waverly Inn overheard Judith Regan claiming that Rupert Murdoch is regularly hit by wife Wendi. Marilyn Manson may or may not have been asking for coke and Adderall in the bathroom of Bette last week. Helena Christensen’s 7-year-old son, Mingus, is a chess genius. Howard Stern thinks Beth Ostrosky has invited too many people to their wedding. Lance Armstrong chatted with Blackstone’s Pete Peterson at the Four Seasons. Cindy Adams claims that Colin Powell told friends that he sympathizes with General Petraeus but that he’s “digging his own foxhole” (or some approximation thereof).