The video below shows Al Sharpton demeaning General Powell as a “house Negro“, when Powell was with the Bush administration, and a noted Black Republican. Little did Sharpton know what was to come in the past week, with Powell’s announcement to support Barack Obama.
APO Oct 27, 2008 – In an apparent retaliatory move of Colin Powell’s endorsement of Barack Obama, President Bush is stripping Colin Powell of his rank. When asked about the recent demotion, President Bush had no comment. The White House press secretary said that if you review the Sharpton comments , you will see that Powell was not demoted, but instead was reassigned to the FIELD!