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Commentary on the present and future of culture, politics, economics, and social values................... "At any given instant/All solids dissolve, no wheels revolve,/And facts have no endurance." W.H. Auden.

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

POWELL'S INACTION

Colin Powell has always been the Democrats' favorite member of the Bush Adminsitration. With his resignation, that favoritism has continued, with Powell praised as a "moderate" in a nest of hawks.

A more sober and realistic assessment come from Philip Gordon, "The Truth About Colin Powell."

Powell was a man who went along with policies he knew were wrong and harmful. History is full of men like that. They do not deserve praise.

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