Retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential primary candidate Dr. Ben Carson has yet again managed to validate concerns that he may need his head examined.
During an interview with Fox News’ Neil Cavuto, Carson was asked about his thoughts on President Obama’s plan to change the face of the $20 dollar bill from former U.S. president Andrew Jackson, who owned over 100 slaves to legendary abolitionist, Harriet Tubman who not only escaped slavery but also helped to found the underground railroad which helped thousands of other slaves escape.
Carson, never one to miss an opportunity to kiss conservative white ass, didn’t fail to disappoint his friends.
Andrew Jackson was the last president who actually balanced the federal budget, where we had no national debt,” Carson said in an interview Wednesday. “In honor of that, we kick him off of the money
I love Harriet Tubman, I love what she did,” Carson continued. “But we can find another way to honor her. Maybe a $2 bill
Here’s the video.
Let’s examine this. Carson’s an African-American brain surgeon who grew up poor Detriot while being raised by a single mother on welfare.
He decided to praise a slave owner who would have liked nothing more than to see Carson on his knees shining his shoes instead of becoming a world-famous neurosurgeon.
He chose to praise that man over Harriet Tubman, a woman who dedicated her life to making sure that people like Carson’s ancestors could escape slavery and provide better opportunities for their descendants.
You can bet, conservatives are going to rush to Carson’s defense claiming that the liberal media’s being racist for criticizing their favorite lovable slow blinking sell-out.
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