Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Why do you only see me as African-American?

"Bill O'Reilly asked Colin Powell a question during a recent interview that appeared to offend the former Secretary of State.

On Tuesday night, O'Reilly described Powell as "a staunch Republican" until he voted for Barack Obama twice, and noted that he has also recently been critical of the GOP."*

Colin Powell asked a simple, yet important question of Bill O'Reilly: "Why do you only see me as an African-American?" This is a challenge to the assumption that the only reason Powell could support Obama was on a presumed racial bias. David Sirota challenges the notion and the questions never asked out loud.

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