Monday, November 28, 2011

Colin Powell - Blames Media And Tea Party

Colin Powell Blames Media and
Tea Party for Divisive Tone in Washington

News Busters -- They compromised--"the Founding Fathers compromised on slavery. They had to in order to create a country. They compromised on the composition of the Senate, of the House, of the Supreme Court, of a president -- what are the president's powers? Can you imagine more difficult compromises today?

Compromise is how this country was founded, and unless two people in disagreement with each other don't find a way to reach out to one another and make compromises, you don't get a consensus that allows you to move forward.

But the Tea Party point of view of no compromise whatsoever is not a point of view that will eventually produce a presidential candidate who will win."

Blog author's comments - If the Republicans don't compromise and do what the Democrats want, it's because of the Tea Party? I would hope the GOP will no longer always concede to what the Democrats want for our country.

Colin Powell may say he is a member of the Republican Party but he supported and voted for Obama in 2008 and I believe he will vote for him in 2012.

Compromise should never require citizens to turn a blind eye to out-of-control spending or corrupt leadership.

Videos from a few months ago - Rush Limbaugh
and Dick Cheney talk about Colin Powell

Rush Limbaugh: Colin Powell Will Vote For Obama

Dick Cheney: Republicans Better Off With Limbaugh Than Powell

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