Among the many reasons he gave?
Temperament. Steadiness. The conduct of the campaigns. The Economic crisis.
Plus, Republican SENATORS continue to whisper to him that Obama is a Muslim. I got the impression that General Powell has had it with The Daddy Party (R).
Do they not watch television, listen to radios, or read newspapers? Haven't they heard of Reverend Jeremiah Wright, whose (Christian) sermons Obama caught hell for listening to for twenty years?
Powell also said something like "and if he is a Muslim, should it matter?" He went on to tell about this photograph....
Should it matter?