Colin Powell says using the term ‘lazy’ is racist — but what about when Obama used it?

TheBlaze has reported on former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s stinging critique of Republicans during Sunday’s appearance on “Meet the Press.” During the segment, something General Powell said triggered a memory: It was Powell’s claim that anyone using the word “lazy” when talking about the president was basically using racist code language.

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When I heard the former Secretary of State make a leap from “lazy” to racism, I was reminded of President Obama’s frequent use of the word to describe America and Americans.

You can watch the evidence after the jump.

Is there a double standard here?

The full video of General Powell’s appearance on Meet The Press is here.