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Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« on: August 26, 2014, 05:17:53 AM »
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Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll

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The Democratic National Committee is going after Ben Carson — who won a presidential straw poll of Republican voters in Iowa over the weekend — by drawing attention to colorful remarks made by the neurosurgeon.

On Monday, the DNC sent a short email to reporters about “Ben Carson’s 2016 Momentum.” The committee linked to a Des Moines Register story about Carson winning the Polk County Republican Party straw poll on Sunday.

The DNC then drew attention to previous headlines about Carson, including “Ben Carson: Obamacare worst thing ‘since slavery’” and “Ben Carson: America’s now ‘very much like Nazi Germany.’”

Carson — the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital — has acknowledged that he is considering a White House campaign.

The author and public speaker has been increasingly mentioned as a possible candidate, following a burst of attention last year for famously arguing a conservative message at the National Prayer Breakfast as President Barack Obama sat just a few feet away.

A close friend and adviser to Carson recently told The Daily Caller that he believes it is likely the neurosurgeon will run as a Republican for president in 2016.

“I think he’s very, very serious,” said Terry Giles, who would serve as chairman of the campaign if Carson pulls the trigger on a run. “If it were on the big board in Vegas, I’d probably be betting in favor of the fact he’s going to run.”

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Re: Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2014, 07:07:16 PM »
Carson: “Likelihood is strong” that I’ll run for President in 2016
Ed Morrissey
September 23, 2014

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“Unless,” the neurosurgeon and conservative activist adds in a caveat during his interview with Hugh Hewitt, “the American people indicate in November that they like big government intervention in every part of their lives.” What are the odds of that happening? Bernie Sanders isn’t running for re-election to the Senate, and neither is Harry Reid, who looks more likely than not to become the Minority Leader in January. So yeah, Ben Carson is running for President, QED:

Is this to be taken seriously? This interview was significant enough for Politico to pick it up today. Kendall Breitman offered a few quotes from the interview, adding only a mention that Carson finished sixth in the CPAC straw poll this year.

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Who the Hell is Ben Carson?

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Re: Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2014, 07:21:02 PM »
Unfortunately true conservatives often waste inordinate amounts of time, attention, on the impossible.

Carson will not win the nomination. His faux run will be like Buchanan's and Palin's to support his media career.

After the shine wore off, Palin even lost her regular gig on Fox, because she talks like a teenager.

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Re: Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2014, 08:28:33 PM »
Unfortunately true conservatives often waste inordinate amounts of time, attention, on the impossible.

Carson will not win the nomination. His faux run will be like Buchanan's and Palin's to support his media career.

After the shine wore off, Palin even lost her regular gig on Fox, because she talks like a teenager.

Unlike those sainted Mainstream Republicans who don't care a whit about the media or their careers.  :silly:

Principles are virtual Kryptonite to your GOP whores. I'd rather be governed by a bunch of innocent and callow teenagers than by the unprincipled, self-promoting, crapulent dickheads who dominate the Republican Party in Washington. As a group, they are as appealing as a pile of dirty washcloths. And nearly as clean.

Democrats succeed by telling people comfortable lies that are intended to snare them in the traps of their own vices, largely by convincing the masses that vice is virtue. Republicans cannot succeed by allowing the victims of Progressivism to pretend that they are not complicit in their own debauchery.

Tell the truth. And be prepared to defend it. Courage and honor are two commodities in short supply these days. America's greatest problem today is that the demand for them hardly exceeds the supply.
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Re: Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2014, 09:03:41 PM »
Unlike those sainted Mainstream Republicans who don't care a whit about the media or their careers.  :silly:

Principles are virtual Kryptonite to your GOP whores. I'd rather be governed by a bunch of innocent and callow teenagers than by the unprincipled, self-promoting, crapulent dickheads who dominate the Republican Party in Washington. As a group, they are as appealing as a pile of dirty washcloths. And nearly as clean.

Democrats succeed by telling people comfortable lies that are intended to snare them in the traps of their own vices, largely by convincing the masses that vice is virtue. Republicans cannot succeed by allowing the victims of Progressivism to pretend that they are not complicit in their own debauchery.

Tell the truth. And be prepared to defend it. Courage and honor are two commodities in short supply these days. America's greatest problem today is that the demand for them hardly exceeds the supply.

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« Last Edit: September 23, 2014, 09:04:29 PM by Bigun »

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Re: Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2014, 09:21:52 PM »
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Principles are virtual Kryptonite to your GOP whores. I'd rather be governed by a bunch of innocent and callow teenagers than by the unprincipled, self-promoting, crapulent dickheads who dominate the Republican Party in Washington. As a group, they are as appealing as a pile of dirty washcloths. And nearly as clean.
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"crapulent dickheads"?

I love it - I may steal that! 

(Note:  my husband is already pretty familiar with the term "dickhead" - but adding "crapulent" takes it up to a whole 'nother level.   :chairbang: )
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Re: Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2014, 09:31:43 PM »
It's why I love Italian!

testa di minchia 

When you really wanted to add to the insult, we would say "testa di mingunita"   :laugh:  (phonetically)
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Re: Democrats Go After Ben Carson After He Wins Straw Poll
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2014, 09:57:17 PM »
It's why I love Italian!

testa di minchia 

When you really wanted to add to the insult, we would say "testa di mingunita"   :laugh:  (phonetically)

 000hehehehe

I love weaving a colorful tapestry of dirty words when I'm angry!  My mother was a master at it!  I'm always looking to incorporate new words, but if I would call him something in Italian, he would go, "whut?"

Best if I stick to my native hillbilly tongue!   :smokin:

« Last Edit: September 23, 2014, 09:59:12 PM by alicewonders »
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