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What's Next for Ben Carson?

Lucius Junius Brutus Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 9:07 AM
I am sure the Democrat think tanks and pundits, as well as the statist establishment hacks in the Republican Party (the same ones that feverishly worked to minimize, discredit, smear, and malign Ron Paul) are already at work on Dr. Carson. If Dr. Carson should make the brave and somewhat foolish decision to enter the political arena, it will be interesting to see what kind of hay media and opponents will try to make of his faith which is Seventh-day Adventist. I suspect comparisons will be made to the treatment of Romney's Mormonism; but those are apples and oranges.

For a man unknown to most of America a month ago, Dr. Ben Carson is suddenly everywhere.

The Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon is now a viral phenomenon, with a half-hour National Prayer Breakfast speech that has found its way to millions of inboxes.

That address, covering topics from personal responsibility to education to taxes to health care, landed him on a smattering of political shows in the days following, as questions sprang forth:

Why did he address such specifics with President Obama seated two chairs away?

Does he envision running...