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´Draft´ billboards aimed
at Carson, voters

Baltimore Sun (MD), by John Fritze

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 1/21/2014 3:50:33 PM

A group trying to draft Ben Carson to run for president in 2016 has bought seven billboards in the Baltimore region aimed partly at voters but also at the Hopkins neurosurgeon himself. "We wanted Dr. Carson to be able to see the billboards on the way into work," said Vernon Robinson, treasurer of the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee. Carson became a prominent figure in conservative circles after criticizing President Barack Obama´s health care law at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington last year. He has generally demurred when asked about his political ambitions, but has left the

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Hillary was humiliated before the entire world by Bill, the first black president, then trounced in 2008 by an incompetent half black guy, and now this...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bmoc, 1/21/2014 3:55:39 PM     (No. 9700288)

I´m a former nurse. I´d follow the good doctor anywhere.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/21/2014 4:00:23 PM     (No. 9700296)

Ben Carson understands freedom, is not bought and paid for, and is willing to speak truth to power. I think he could be an excellent role model for America.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 4justice, 1/21/2014 4:02:19 PM     (No. 9700297)

Carson is brilliant but having no political experience at all makes it impossible to reach for the highest office, especially in this day and age of professional politicians and the corrupt collusion between government and the media.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/21/2014 4:25:02 PM     (No. 9700322)

Why do we do this? Every person who impresses us is immediately touted for the presidency. I love Dr. Carson. But he neither wants nor does he have the requisite experience and skillset to serve as President. We´re like groupies, fainting away at every new voice. Let´s let Dr. Carson make his own pathway to wherever he aspires.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Susannah, 1/21/2014 4:32:12 PM     (No. 9700332)

Surgeon General Carson in a Republican administration.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/21/2014 4:53:01 PM     (No. 9700352)

What Sue said !!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/21/2014 5:08:37 PM     (No. 9700373)

He can demonstrate his smarts by not running for president in 2016.

It´s much tougher than it looks.
Making a few comments at a prayer breakfast, and giving a few
easy interviews, does not a viable candidate make.

There are too many "future presidents" who ever won any orifice at all
to even bother mentioning.

To recall last cycle´s Herman The Hero...
No.... he Cain´t...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/21/2014 5:10:44 PM     (No. 9700377)

oops... "ever" is obviously "never"....

I blame the computer...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/21/2014 5:30:44 PM     (No. 9700406)

I want to be very clear - Ben Carson has more guts than McCain and Romney put together. He confronted Obama when NONE of the establishment would. From that perspective Ben Carson is more (much more) qualified than our past two "conservative" nominees.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: judy, 1/21/2014 6:41:07 PM     (No. 9700458)

Carson has my vote.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 1/21/2014 9:07:49 PM     (No. 9700557)

I love Dr Ben, but he´s as much a political tyro as Obama was. It remains true that he loves America and has all the right instincts, but he´d be sucker-punched, backstabbed and sold out by Karl Rove, JMac and that cabal.

We want to undo the nanny state as far back as we can. It will take an experienced fighter, not an experienced surgeon. Allen West is the man.

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