Colin Powell endorses Barack Obama

On Meet the Press: "I will be voting for Barack Obama"


Andrew Leonard
October 19, 2008 5:25PM (UTC)

How's this for some virtuoso news-cycle stage management? First the Obama campaign announces that the campaign raised a stunning $150 million in September. Then Colin Powell endorses Barack Obama on "Meet the Press."

"Because he has met the standard of being an exceptional president...a transformational candidate...I will be voting for Barack Obama..."


Andrew Leonard

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