YOU DON’T NEED A WEATHERVANE TO SEE WHICH WAY THE WIND IS BLOWING. Well, you don’t when you’ve got Colin Powell around, anyway. “Retired Gen. Colin Powell is not prepared to back President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential campaign. The former secretary of state under former President George W. Bush endorsed then-candidate Obama in the 2008 election, but said Sunday on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ that he will wait to make a decision on whom to support in the next presidential election.”

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