Humor Column November 10, 2008 Issue The Republicans Change to a New Robocall Message After Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama on Meet the Press Time to slime the general! By Calvin Trillin October 22, 2008 Facebook Twitter Email Print Well, Powell is Obama’s friend. He said so on the show. And this Obama worked with Ayers. We thought you’d want to know. Yes, Powell pals around with pals Of terrorists. It’s proved. If he’s no terrorist himself, He’s simply once removed.