Powell was a good Sec. of State, not a perfect one.<quoted text>
He said that he knew it wasn't true; I like Colin Powell, but he was a loyal soldier and lacked the courage needed to say no. Bush threw him to the wolves. A lesson learned from any minority who fancies himself to ever be part of the good old boys club. It never happens.
Same goes for Con. Rice and Hillary Clinton.
George Bush boycotted the Republican convention in 2012.
By 2012 the party had move so far to the right that G W B was liberal?
George Bush added prescription drug coverage to Medicare and had a proposed guest worker program.