Colin Powell’s “Really Right Answer”

Colin Powell Endorses Obama

Colin Powell Endorses Obama

“I’m also troubled by, not what Senator McCain says, but what members of the party say. And it is permitted to be said such things as, “Well, you know that Mr. Obama is a Muslim.”

Specialist Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan

Specialist Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan

Well, the correct answer is, he is not a Muslim; he’s a Christian. He’s always been a Christian.

But the really right answer is, what if he is? Is there something wrong with being a Muslim in this country? The answer’s no, that’s not America.

Is there something wrong with some seven-year-old Muslim-American kid believing that he or she could be president? Continue reading

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