Subscribe Register Login

Monday, April 21, 2014, 5:58 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Colin Powell says GOP having ‘an identity problem’

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 13, 2013 at 12:05 p.m.

— Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said his own Republican Party is having “an identity problem.”

The former Joints Chief of Staff chairman who twice endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president tells NBC’s “Meet the Press” that in recent years there’s been “a significant shift to the right,” and that’s produced two losing presidential campaigns.

He said the GOP needs to “take a very hard look at itself and understand that the country has changed” demographically, and that if the party doesn’t change, “they’re going to be in trouble.” He also bemoans what he calls “a dark vein of intolerance” in some elements of the party.

He describes himself as a moderate but still a Republican.

Comments on: Colin Powell says GOP having ‘an identity problem’

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2 total comments

djigoo says... January 13, 2013 at 1:01 p.m.

Amen, sir!

( | suggest removal )

DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... January 14, 2013 at 2:43 a.m.

More like Colin Powell has "an identity problem” with himself such as he is really a left winger.

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Therapist

    Line s for Autism Waiver positions available in these areas:...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Hardwood floor tech sand, finish

    and install. Willing to train right person. Call 501-317-54...
    BRYANT, AR

  • Mailroom personnel

    mailroom personnel a national leader in custom mailing solut...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Drivers

    now hiring drivers!Little Rock, AR$18.66 per hour+ $4.58 Hea...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Medical assisting

    medical assisting instructors - Hiring NOW! Remington Colleg...
    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

Search 778 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online