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49 comments

  1. Godless Liberal *

    Gen. Powell and I seem to have two things in common, unless someone buys me a ticket to the convention.

  2. SuperRounder

    I would be moved if he weren’t kind of dissing me for occasionally reading Kristol’s Krapfest.

  3. Oscar Folsom Cleveland

    Of course Gen. Colon is going to say this. He is obligated by the MCC (Military Code of Conduct – see Robert DeNiro in “Meet the Fockers”) and cannot, by law, tell the truth.

    I have my ticket, and umbrella, and a hired date and cocktail shaker, ready for Invesco Field. Fired up, let’s go get goofy!

  4. AngryBlakGuy

    …I have feeling this is the right-wings attempt to cover their bases. I think they are scared shit-less of Powell defecting, so they throw some bull shit out and see whether the Democrats will bite. Kinda like the guy who is cheating on his wife and when she ask him why he is alwasy coming home so late he says “what, do you think I’m cheating on you?!”

  5. SayItWithWookies

    At first I wondered if someone fed a lie to Kristol just to make him look stupid. Then I thought, “nah, he can do that all on his own.”

  6. Whiskeybaby

    I think this just proves he would be a kickass VP. Imagine him in a debate with Mittens and every time Mittens tries to speak Colon just give him the Supercilious, Condescending Look of Death ™ and says, “I do not have time for your musings.” Then Mittens’ perfectly coiffed, orange-faced head would explode. And everyone would cheer and peace on earth would reign.

    Anyway, what were we talking about again?

  7. Vanity Smurf

    [re=59203]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: Does that mean he’s white again? And does it apply to his offspring. We really don’t want that odious fuck Michael do we?

  8. Canuckledragger

    “”I do not have time to waste on Bill Kristol’s musings.”

    For once, Colin The P. speaks for us all. Except [re=59204]SuperRounder[/re]:.

    The cheese stands alone. Nyah-nyah.

  9. shortsshortsshorts

    [re=59203]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: Colin Powell is the whitest man to have ever lived in all times.

  10. AngryBlakGuy

    [re=59212]Vanity Smurf[/re]: …nah, he is banished to the land of the albino’s. And his children will receive their negro cards upon them drinking their first 40 oz. Olde English(in under 2 minutes).

  11. Gregory_of_Nazianzus

    A few more missteps like this and I’m going to stop living my life based on what I read in Kristol’s Times column.

  12. AngryBlakGuy

    [re=59221]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: …I disagree I can name a dozen people that are whiter! For example:

    -Mitt Romney
    -Drew Carey
    -Michael Jackson

    Should I go on?

  13. HomoPolitico

    musings = inane ramblings smeared on the wall of the asylum in KristolMeth’s own shit and blood.

    I fear the day Kristol learns the true extent of his super-power to be wrong every time he opens his mouth or picks up a pen. One day, he is going to say “Gravity causes objects to fall towards the earth” and suddenly all of physics is out the window. Then again, maybe I can get him to utter the phrase “HomoPolitico does not have the ability to shoot laser beams from his eyes to incinerate all those who piss them off”. Then we’d have a small pile of ash formally by the name of Bill Kristol…plus I’d have laser vision!

  14. wheelie

    Bill Kristol is such a rubbish commentator that the very business of the NYT giving him a platform (even if not on this non-story) is an insult.

    There has to be a better class of Republican idiot (“lightning-rod conservative”) that they can parade about for their liberal readers’ amusement. With this guy, they are not even trying. It’s offensive.

  15. The Incomparable Tiny Valdez

    I read Kristol’s first column for the Times, puked, and moved on. But my lifelong affection for the gray old hag was forever compromised. I haven’t stained my fingers for the mini print version since. Let’s see, that’s $1 for every day from 1978 to 2007 that stopped coming in. I also didn’t pay for TimesSelect and managed to live.

  16. slangwhanger-in-chief

    how polite of colin. ‘musings’ is to ‘kristol’ as ‘excrement’ is to ‘lagos open ditches.’

  17. itgetter

    Oh, ha!

    “Consider the source,” said Duberstein, referring to Kristol who once served as a top aide to Vice President Dan Quayle. “He was the person who advertised himself as Dan Quayle’s brain.”

  18. wheelie

    [re=59239]Not_So_Much[/re]: No, but it’s necessary to challenge his employers. They think you are dumb.

  19. pinko-commie

    After Powell’s bullshit presentation to the UN regarding Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, I vowed to never believe another word Powell said. Ergo, looks like Powell is going to the convention! The more he denies it, the more it is true.

  20. The Incomparable Tiny Valdez

    I’m thinking of switching my identity to “Dan Quayle’s Brain”. The avatar would be a fried egg.

  21. shortsshortsshorts

    [re=59248]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: I suppose you’re right. Jean Claude is officially the whitest man who has ever lived.

  22. ChatteringClass

    [re=59203]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: Is this just a temporary revocation until Powell actually endorses Obama (when/if that ever happens) or are their more permanent consequences of not boosting him with a convention speech?

    BTW, are the Irish welcome at meetings? I only ask ’cause “The Commitments” taught me that the British are the blacks of Europe and the Irish are the blacks to the British. And Dubliners are the blacks of Ireland. And North-siders are the blacks of Dublin. “So I’ll say it, and I’ll say it loud: I’m black and I’m proud!”

  23. SwanSwanH

    [re=59257]ChatteringClass[/re]: If you’re going to be one of the three people here who remember “The Commitments,” get the line right.

  24. gliberal

    Is the endorsement of Powell supposed to be a good thing or a bad thing? Please endorse someone else CPow. You big turd.

  25. o'

    Why does everyone jump whenever Kristol speaks? He’s wrong, wrong, wrong every time.

    Stop reading his shit like it’s tea leaves.

  26. WadISay

    Basically, I think Colin Powell is a pretty cowardly guy. He could have called bullshit on his trip to the UN–he knew the thing was baloney–but, citing the Soldier’s Code of Honor (TM), he let himself be used as Dick Cheney’s sock puppet.

    Tomorrow’s lesson, Tiger Woods and the Corporate Property Code of Honor (TM).

  27. shortsshortsshorts

    [re=59275]WadISay[/re]: Followed by the reason 3 out of 230 countries still support the war in Iraq.
    I know it’s taboo to say that anybody completely black would have the ability to influence politics in the modern age (because we all know that only white people can do that, right?), but perhaps Mr. Powell could eat a dick. Perhaps a very large penis in its entirety. Once this guy was legitimate, right?

    He’s had two chances to be teh Prez. He chose the back seat, like Cheney (I mean driving us all to havens). There is therefore no hope for this individual. He once believed in some kind of American prosperity, but once you sell your soul, you belong to hacks. Colin Powell is everyone’s favorite sock puppet. Thank you for existing.

  28. sati demise

    [re=59275]WadISay[/re]: McCains ‘Soldiers Code of Honor’ states he will be used as the lobbyists sock puppet.

    Instead of an exclusive relationship, McCain will have an free for all sockpuppet show.

    I am curious if either Powell or Rice will endorse this election.

  29. DoctorCulturae

    [re=59278]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: agreed. Doing the wrong thing for the right reason equals tool.

  30. Terry

    [re=59265]donner_froh[/re]:

    Remember one of the original foundation ideas of Mormonism was that if an Indian or other dark skin person became a Mormon, they turned white. Wish that was snark, but it’s not.

  31. norbizness

    I actually feel bad for Kristol. He reprints elements from Powell’s shameless performance at the UN in his horrifically wrongheaded Iraq columns, and then his musings aren’t good enough for this inexplicably popular military type? Well, you MAKE TIME for his shitty musings, Powell.

  32. MARCdMan

    [re=59240]itgetter[/re]: Guess the NYT’s “ligtning rod” columnist got a dose of just the rod. And by the rod I mean the cock. And by getting a dose of it I mean buttsecks.

  33. V572625694

    [re=59341]bitchincamaro[/re]: Nah Powell’s not a war criminal; Osama’s driver was a war criminal. Isn’t the distinction obvious?

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