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Limbaugh repeats Powell accusation: ‘IT WAS TOTALLY ABOUT RACE!’

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Yesterday, Rush Limbaugh said that the only reason Gen. Colin Powell endorsed Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) was because they’re both African-American. “Secretary Powell says his endorsement is not about race. OK, fine. I am now researching his past endorsements to see if I can find all the inexperienced, very liberal, white candidates he has endorsed.” On his show today, Limbaugh went a step further and shouted his accusation against Powell:

Let me say it louder, and let me say it even more plainly. IT WAS TOTALLY ABOUT RACE! The Powell nomination — or endorsement — totally about race.

Watch it:


UPDATE

In an interview with Laura Ingraham today, McCain said that he disagreed with Limbaugh, adding that he admires Powell and doesn’t “question people’s motives or why they do things.”

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UPDATE

,Powell has reportedly been given the cold shoulder from his former Bush administration colleagues, who have not said anything to him about his endorsement. However, a close friend of Powell’s said that the response from everyone else has been “overwhelmingly positive.”

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