Romney campaign co-chair, John Sununu, is scrambling to get out from under his imprudent but pretty obviously heartfelt racist comments.
When former Bush state secretary and former US chairman of the joint chiefs Colin Powell endorsed Obama for a second term as president, he gave clear and convincing reasons for his choice. Among them, he described Romney's vacillating foreign policy as a "moving target." That speaks volumes for Powell's distrust of the Republican contender.
With that, former New Hampshire governor Sununu, threw out the race card.
''Frankly, when you take a look at Colin Powell you have to wonder
whether that's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a
slightly different reason for preferring President Obama,'' Mr Sununu