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http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/10/13/david-gregory-calls-on-gop-sen-to-explain-ben-carsons-slaveryobamacare-comparison-heres-how-the-senator-handled-it/

David Gregory Calls on GOP Sen. to Explain Ben Carson’s Slavery/Obamacare Comparison: Here’s How the Senator Handled It
Oct. 13, 2013 2:19pm Becket Adams


Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) was challenged Sunday by ABC News’ David Gregory to defend (or at least explain) Dr. Benjamin Carson’s recent claim that “Obamacare is the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery.”

“Is that an overstatement that’s counterproductive?” Gregory asked.

“Well, he’s a doctor who feels passionately about this issue, obviously, he can speak for himself,” Portman replied.

Gregory wanted more out of Sen. Portman.

“Is that something that, as a senior Republican, is helpful to the debate about Obamacare?” he asked.

“I think what would be helpful is if we sat down and figured out how to make this less damaging to American families and the American economy, because it is a huge problem,” the Ohio senator responded.

The senator then turned his attention to the unmitigated disaster that has been the Obamacare rollout.

You can watch Sen. Portman’s Carson remarks at the 07:45 mark:
“The time is now near at hand which must probably determine, whether Americans are to be, Freemen, or Slaves.” G Washington July 2, 1776

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I guess David Gregory was too cowardly to invite Carson on his show?
“The time is now near at hand which must probably determine, whether Americans are to be, Freemen, or Slaves.” G Washington July 2, 1776

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Dr. Carson would mince him into tiny pieces in about 30 seconds.

Cowardly, or mere survival?
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It does appear rather pointless to ask a US senator to defend someone else's remarks. Portman should have made that clear to Gregory and challenged him to have Dr Carson himself on if he wanted clarification.
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