Ed Driscoll

THE BEST POSSIBLE COMEBACK: "Secretary

THE BEST POSSIBLE COMEBACK: “Secretary of State Colin Powell merely smiled when told of singer Harry Belafonte’s remarks calling him a slave who lived in the “house of the master,” State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said Wednesday.”

UPDATE: Apparently, Bush is taking Belafonte’s criticisms to heart.

ANOTHER UPDATE: Powell spoke with Larry King tonight about the incident.