Sunday, October 19, 2008

A double political orgasm

I have long been a fan of Colin Powell. His eloquence and good judgment are obvious. This endorsement interview (below) really had me in raptures. The bit which particularly moved me is when Colin Powell described how he was moved by a photo essay which ended with a photo of a grieving mother at Arlington Cemetery by the grave of her son who had died in action in Iraq and been awarded the Purple Heart and several other honours. The picture showed the crescent and star of the Islamic faith on the gravestone. Powell contrasted this to some comments from members of his own Republican party. Very moving. To have this great figure endorsing another marvellous politician was just.....(see title)

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