First, Mike Huckabee. Then the world.
“I’m looking forward to McConnell shoving his fist up Obama’s ass. Although, he will, no doubt, like it. #tcot”
Many people “go into prison straight, and when they come out, they’re gay,” the neurosurgeon and potential Republican candidate for president argued on Wednesday. He later issued a clarification.
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Long before Ben Carson was a champion to social conservatives and an anathema to liberals, he was a legendary neurosurgeon and an icon of black triumph. Will his turn to politics destroy his legacy?
Most still don’t have clear answers. Carson, Cruz, and Rubio are most specific.
Chris Christie still won’t play in Santa Monica. But he might catch measles there.
“Certain communicable diseases have been largely eradicated by immunization policies in this country and we should not allow those diseases to return by foregoing safe immunization programs, for philosophical, religious or other reasons when we have the means to eradicate them.”
“Again, I can hear some people screaming after reading this that I am advocating for ‘death panels.’”
“A lot of things have changed since then.”
Nearly 20 years ago, Carson argued for government-run catastrophic health care and “national guidelines” on how and when the very ill should be treated. Carson himself calls his proposals “fairly radical.”
“When I make a mistake, I’m willing to fess up to it. I have learned from that, be extraordinarily careful.”
The book’s publisher says it will update future printings. “I apologize, and I am working with my editors to rectify the situation,” Carson tells BuzzFeed News.
“If it is determined that additional citations or attribution are required, the appropriate revisions will be made in subsequent printings,” said Carson’s literary agent. “We have been in contact with the author and agent and will work with them to review the given information,” said HarperCollins Christian publishing spokesman said.
The draft-Carson movement gears up for a run.
“I will announce before March, before May 1st.”
“…when we have blacks like that trying to tap into the ignorance of people who have been whipped into a frenzy, like a lynch mob, and you go to try to garner support from those folks, I think it’s very disappointing that we would have that kind of political discourse going on in this country.”
The Draft Carson campaign has spent millions this year on fundraising, and paid close to $236,000 to Vernon Robinson, the effort’s campaign director.
“I think the chances are reasonably good chance of that happening.”
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Conservatives jump to their feet when he jokes about a run in 2016.