Thursday, October 2, 2014

WSJ : How Ben Carson’s Rhetoric Threatens the GOP

This response from Peter Wehner the conservative senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center is right on the money. Dr. Carson is a great surgeon, but so far he doesn't have the verbal discipline it takes to be a seasoned politician.

Dr. Carson has no chance of winning the GOP presidential nomination. The danger for Republicans, however, is that if he runs for the presidency he’ll be given a rather large platform to share his musings. And let’s be clear: Dr. Carson’s comments are evidence of a political mind that is not simply undisciplined but also fanatical. (It doesn’t help that when given a chance to repudiate his initial comments.

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