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Eric Black Ink is a column by veteran journalist Eric Black covering national and state politics, policy, government and history.

A one-sentence obit for Colin Powell

The tone of all the obits and recaps I read about Powell ranged from respectful to celebratory, except for one, a single run-on sentence at the beginning of the latest weekly installment of the Harper’s Magazine feature called “Weekly Review.”

Secretary of State Colin Powell
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