Former Bush Secretary of State COLIN POWELL has just announced that he will be voting for SENATOR BARACK OBAMA in the US Presidential election. In his remarks, he strongly rejects the disturbing track taken by the McCain campaign in the last few weeks.
A lot of people have been waiting for this shoe to drop. Now that it has, McCain-Palin ticket is kaput for sure. (Obviously, not only because of this.) I'm gratified to hear from Sec. Powell that one of his big reasons for chosing not to vote the GOP this year, is pretty much the same as mind: Barack's temperament and uhmm Palin's.
Here's a thoughtful analysis from TheNextRight by someone not exactly rooting for Barack Obama, but who sees what big trouble the GOP is in.