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WSJ: “Ben Carson for President!”

downtherabbithole Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 10:13 AM
This man’s wonderful mother provided the guidance and framework necessary for future success. Dr. Ben, himself, supplied the hard work and tenacity to achieve his goals. As a result, he understands what it takes in terms of fairness and application to achieve. He also appears to understand the pitfalls of 'redistribution of wealth'. It is refreshing to see such a distinguished individual advocate for 'common sense' solutions, albeit politically (un)PC. If only our elected officials had the same amount of real world experience as opposed to lifelong political careers, perhaps our country would not be in the sad state that it currently is.
downtherabbithole Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 10:25 AM
The problem is, the libs wouldn't understand what was being articulated. Unless parents taught the person to think for themselves, as Dr. Carson points out, then the person just parrots what he's heard or heard on CNN, ABC, NBC, et-al.

That’s almost the exact headline of a recent Wall Street Journal editorial that went viral last Friday and Saturday (although I must confess that I did add an exclamation point for emphasis). Anyway, for those unfamiliar with Dr. Benjamin Carson, he’s the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital and the same guy who delivered those politically incorrect remarks at the White House prayer breakfast last week. And there are two passages, at least according to the journal, that deserve your undivided attention.

Carson on taxes:

Late in his talk he dropped two very un-PC ideas....