The Good Soldier
Friday, May 21, 2004
Since the Bush Administration rolled into office, Secretary of State Colin Powell has remained by far its most popular member. Sympathetic observers commonly attribute Powell's positive ratings to his up-by-the-bootstraps personal story, his straight-talking manner, and his reputation as a "good soldier." But might Powell's own calculating maneuvers be just as responsible for his media image? Brooke takes a closer look at the reality and representation of Colin Powell.