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Dream Scenario For The GOP:
Dr. Ben Carson, Republican
Presidential Nominee

Mediaite, by Joe Concha

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/11/2013 3:25:08 PM

This week’s TIME magazine cover features 2016 GOP frontrunner Marco Rubio with an inescapable headline: “THE REPUBLICAN SAVIOR”. Given Mitt Romney’s stinging defeat in November and the almost-comical party-infighting since, Republicans could use that kind hero right now. While Mr. Rubio’s story is inspiring (son of Cuban immigrants graduates law school cum laude, overwhelmingly elected to the U.S. Senate at only age 38), and while he’s currently the best candidate to take on Hillary Clinton in 2016 (assuming she runs, which she will), there may be a very distinguished someone (who has never held public office) ready

Indeed it is. Unfortunately, he stated that he was an Independent when he was on Fox & Friends yesterday.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dadofboys, 2/11/2013 3:29:37 PM     (No. 9170602)

No. He will be destroyed if he runs. He is better as a culture warrior.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Penney, 2/11/2013 3:40:24 PM     (No. 9170622)

Enough with the dems, ´borking,´ merited GOP candidates!!! We are on to their redundant ruthless political tactic of character assination, which is now beginning to backfire on them!! It is obvious dem pols AND their media have no shame, ...and are of devious character as well.

Dr. Carson would have our votes should he decide to be a candidate! Having such a respected, merited doctor in the WH at this particular time would benefit the country and beyond! (...As it is, there are far too many statist lawyers messing with the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights inside the foggy-bottom beltway!!)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Wilko, 2/11/2013 3:45:53 PM     (No. 9170635)

Because he´s black? We need to counter Obama´s presidency with a black man? I give the man props for his brilliance and logic, but I doubt he´s interested in running for one thing, and it would just look like he was a token candidate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/11/2013 3:48:45 PM     (No. 9170644)

Better he than Rubio-Schumer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/11/2013 4:51:09 PM     (No. 9170772)

I think that Dr. Carson has more to offer as a neurosurgeon than as a politician. We have great GOP politicians, if the GOP members would just realize it. We fight each other rather than compromise and unify. There is no conservative Messiah that will save us all. Ugh!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: woodsman, 2/11/2013 4:52:19 PM     (No. 9170774)

John Bolton/Rand Paul would get my nod

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 2/11/2013 5:03:45 PM     (No. 9170803)

C´mon people! You´re flocking to the Carson bandwagon the same as you did to that of Cain. You´re embarrassing yourselves.

Do we really believe that "once you´ve gone black, you never go back?!" Pshaw!

Leave the good Doctor alone to be an inspiration to his people...and indeed all people who believe in the U.S.A. as the land of opportunity.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: noddy, 2/11/2013 6:09:10 PM     (No. 9170920)

Not bad #6. Imagine if we now had John Bolton as Secretary of State instead of f´n-Purple Heart collector. One working for America, one working for himself and his legacy.

Question: If a Secretary of State is injured on the job, e.g. sprained his thumb during in-flight turbulence while flying to the Caribbean for a meeting, is he entitled to a Purple Heart?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/11/2013 6:15:03 PM     (No. 9170929)

I have even more respect or Dr. Carson now that I know he isn´t a Republican. If he ever ran, it wouldn´t be the character assassination from the left that would bother him. (Nah, just give it your best shot MSM.)
The problem is, Dr. Carson would never allow his words to be controlled by the likes of the GOP establishment boys. He doesn´t suffer fools easily.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Penney, 2/11/2013 7:15:04 PM     (No. 9171004)

It would help the country throughout the coming years to have many, MANY merited potential Presidential candidates speak out honestly about getting our ship of state back on its Constitutional course. Liberty needs as many as are willing to speak from their heart with wisdon and are of Dr. Carson´s boldness & courage to step into the arena where each can express America´s principled values and historical heritage and be actually heard by voters and NOT SIFTED by the alphabets! Such voices should be, ...´showering,´ the country with the truth. Overwhelm the statists with the true facts and stats which cannot be denied at this sad point in America the Beautiful´s history!

The dems & THEIR media will have too many authentically qualified candidates of good character in the arena to simply target & harrass any one of them with their usual fabricated barbs, as they have done so often in the past! (...Think Dan Quayle, Sarah Palin, etc.. They tried that vile tactic on Ronald Reagan but it didn´t work then and it simply can´t work yet again in the future or else America will become unrecognizable.)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 2/11/2013 9:00:28 PM     (No. 9171100)

#5 - the problem is.we don´t need politicians. We need statesmen. We need men of action. We seem to overlook that many of those in Congress and the Seante, on Bo sides, are the reason we are where we are. And we expect them to lead us out how?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 2/12/2013 4:29:39 AM     (No. 9171363)

Dr. Carson is retiring. The kind of surgery he does runs into many hours standing and working and he is almost 62. I understand he has indicated he would be willing to run. He is black and we need to fight fire with fire, so to speak. I have never jumped on any bandwagon until now.

Dr. Carson for President!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/12/2013 11:46:05 AM     (No. 9172093)

One speech?! Isn´t that the same foolishness and skittishness that gave us Øbama? I never heard of Dr. Carson before he embarrassed the Jerk in chief at the prayer breakfast. I have no idea what his politics are or where he has been. He sounds nice enough. Let´s see if he is a fighter, a firebrand for conservative ideals. He sounds like a perfectly nice, wonderful person. I want to see more - a lot more!

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