After Ellen Degeneres broke Twitter with the most retweeted tweet ever that contained a star-studded selfie, Powell apparently saw a challenge. He posted a photo on his Facebook page taking a mirror selfie 60 years ago.
"Throwback Thursday - I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!" said Powell on the website.
And that's how the Internet got schooled by Colin Powell.
[Talking Points Memo]
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