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Wed Sep 14, 2016, 04:08 PM Sep 2016

Colin Powell Offers Uncensored View Of The Clintons In Leaked Emails [View all]

Source: Talking Points Memo

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell offered up his unfiltered view of the Clintons in newly leaked emails from Powell’s personal account that were dumped online in a password protected database that was accessed by TPM on Wednesday.

“I would rather not have to vote for her, although she is a friend I respect,” the retired four-star general wrote of Hillary Clinton in a July 24, 2014 email to business partner Jeffrey Leeds, published by the anonymous site DC Leaks. “A 70-year person with a long track record, unbridled ambition, greedy, not transformational, with a husband still dicking bimbos at home (according to the NYP).”

Asked about the authenticity of that email, Powell wrote to the New York Post, “Jeez, don’t remember this one. Best to ignore., (sic) don’t you think?”

Peggy Cifrino, a Powell aide, confirmed to Vice News he was hacked and “these are his emails,” but declined further comment.


Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/colin-powell-leaked-emails-clintons-unfiltered-opinion

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Note that he says she's greedy -- and in another email complains that he lost a nice speaking gig pnwmom Sep 2016 #1
This is twice today I have seen "ambitious" used in a disparaging way for her hibbing Sep 2016 #2
Project much? Except it was Powell, not his spouse, doing the "dicking." deurbano Sep 2016 #3
And don't forget Rincewind Sep 2016 #17
That guy has gotten a pass on EVERYthing his whole career... and now into retirement. deurbano Sep 2016 #33
Amazing, isn't it? JNelson6563 Sep 2016 #29
"she is a friend i respect", maxsolomon Sep 2016 #4
And why hold it against her.... awoke_in_2003 Sep 2016 #7
Because a lot of people still only see women as extensions of their husbands. Odin2005 Sep 2016 #38
Very true... awoke_in_2003 Sep 2016 #39
Wasn't there something reported about possible editing of emails? chowder66 Sep 2016 #5
Apparently Powel has confirmed that the emails are authentic: jonno99 Sep 2016 #26
He didn't seem to recall that one chowder66 Sep 2016 #35
It just says that he is a back-stabber BlueInPhilly Sep 2016 #6
Gayle King this am on CBS saw fit to read that very line... SticksnStones Sep 2016 #8
somebody should start leaking "hacked" emails from Trump, RNC with 'interesting' comments in them. Bill USA Sep 2016 #9
Whoever hacked those type personal emails probably will only "leak them" if needed. Sunlei Sep 2016 #21
This looks like a personal email sent privately and never meant for publication. It became public Cal33 Sep 2016 #10
I agree. We all vent about people, and Powell has not been moonscape Sep 2016 #15
Didn't he accuse Clinton of lying a few weeks ago about the email advice he gave her? lapucelle Sep 2016 #28
Yes. deurbano Sep 2016 #34
Ok, no. JNelson6563 Sep 2016 #30
Really!! And in an email?? Just abject stupidity. adigal Sep 2016 #36
Amen! JNelson6563 Sep 2016 #40
wanting to be President makes her have "unbridled ambition, greedy"??? Jim Byrd Sep 2016 #11
Jealousy. eom fleabiscuit Sep 2016 #16
the other candidates mercuryblues Sep 2016 #22
Please read Msg. !0 (3 or 4 posts above yours). Cal33 Sep 2016 #24
Sexism, he probably finds her ambition "unseemly" for a woman. Odin2005 Sep 2016 #37
Colin Powell lost all credibility 15 years ago. milestogo Sep 2016 #12
This clown deserves a picture .... GeorgeGist Sep 2016 #13
Wow. I actually respected him. tavernier Sep 2016 #14
Not a national security issue but the hack was for sure embarrassing for Powell and the Clinton's. Sunlei Sep 2016 #18
"dicking bimbos"....my sides...Bill still got it. AngryAmish Sep 2016 #19
Powell lid to the UN to start a war that has thrown the world into turmoil ever since daleo Sep 2016 #20
Several of the reports yesterday claimed Powell said worse things about Trump csziggy Sep 2016 #23
Hacked emails can be edited. And I don't care what Powell says KittyWampus Sep 2016 #25
Powell confirms authenticity: jonno99 Sep 2016 #27
Authentic emails can still be altered. Did he see them all and vouch they are all 100% accurate? KittyWampus Sep 2016 #32
I'm more upset that Russia is meddling gwheezie Sep 2016 #31
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