“I think it was the right choice when the nation voted for him,” the retired four-star general added. “He has done some things that have helped the nation a great deal,” including stabillize the country’s financial situation, “even though I’m not happy with all they have done.”
Powell said that Obama’s mistake may be pushing forward on healthcare while his “main attack” in the eyes of the American people should be fixing the economy and getting people back to work. “I’m afraid he put too much on the plate,” Powell said.
Powell, a Republican, also said Obama “underestimated the opposition.”