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August 21, 2007

A Look Back At Colin Powell, The Most Trusted Man In Lies

Here's a speech Powell gave at Davos in Switzerland on January 26, 2003, one week before his presentation at the UN:

I am especially pleased that the theme of this year's gathering is "Building Trust," because trust is a crucial commodity, not only in this but in all eras.

I've been here for just over a day, long enough to speak and meet with a number of you; long enough to hear directly and from others much of what has been said about the United States over the last two or three days; about whether America can be trusted to use its enormous political, economic and, above all, military power wisely and fairly.

I believe -- no, I know, with all of my heart, that the United States can. I believe no less strongly that the United States has earned the trust of men, women and children around the world.

For an examination of the difference between Powell's UN presentation and what he was told by his intelligence staff, see here.

Posted at August 21, 2007 10:26 PM | TrackBack

Colin Powell is a despicable disgrace whose lies will live in infamy and who should be answering for his crimes in The Hague, like his ex-bosses and co-conspirators.

Posted by: ran at August 22, 2007 11:48 AM

Sad that Powell would lie to get so many of his fellow soldiers killed. So much for "Comrades In Arms". (Yes, I know, that's what Generals do)

Posted by: Mike Meyer at August 22, 2007 12:42 PM