Colin Powell does “The View”

It’s always somewhat disconcerting to see retired leaders in new contexts. Exhibit A: Decorated general and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell was the guest of honor Monday on ABC’s The View, the daytime playground of veteran journalist Barbara Walters. She greeted Powell thusly: Walters: I’m so pleased. We’re also delighted that the day ...

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It's always somewhat disconcerting to see retired leaders in new contexts. Exhibit A: Decorated general and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell was the guest of honor Monday on ABC's The View, the daytime playground of veteran journalist Barbara Walters. She greeted Powell thusly:

Walters: I'm so pleased. We're also delighted that the day you watched the show was the day we were doing the breast pumping.

(laughter, chatter) 

It’s always somewhat disconcerting to see retired leaders in new contexts. Exhibit A: Decorated general and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell was the guest of honor Monday on ABC’s The View, the daytime playground of veteran journalist Barbara Walters. She greeted Powell thusly:

Walters: I’m so pleased. We’re also delighted that the day you watched the show was the day we were doing the breast pumping.

(laughter, chatter) 

Powell: Well, I was just sitting there working at my computer, and suddenly I heard this noise behind me and demonstrations of it all, and I couldn’t resist turning around and watching for a minute or so.

Check out the full clip here.

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