By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
When former Secretary of State and Joint Chiefs Chairman Colin Powell got an iPad for his 73rd birthday last weekend, he finally confirmed what his family knew. He suffers from Mac attacks. "He's Apple crazy. He's iPhone crazy. He's iPod crazy," says a pal. Powell is known as something of a high-tech geek, so his devotion to Apple isn't surprising. Now that he has the Internet-focused gadgetry, he's turning to social networking, like on Facebook, where he has over 22,800 "fans," and is considering joining Twitter, we hear.