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Ben Carson Challenges
Al Sharpton to a Debate

Mediaite, by Eddie Scarry

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/18/2014 4:54:06 PM

Dr. Ben Carson vs. Rev. Al Sharpton? Carson on Monday challenged Sharpton to a public debate on how violence across America can be tapered down, using the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., as a launching point. “I had an opportunity to speak with Reverend Sharpton a couple months ago at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner,” Carson said on Fox News, “and said, ‘we want the same kinds of things but we have very different approaches to achieving them. What do you think about a public debate to talk about the various ways that we can get this done?’” Carson said Sharpton

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 8/18/2014 5:06:10 PM     (No. 9970874)

That would be something to watch!! A brain versus no-brain match!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bullhead, 8/18/2014 5:08:53 PM     (No. 9970877)

I kind of understand what Carson is thinking, but I believe a debate would be unwise. Sharpton is a proven liar and phony. Debating him would only tend to give him unmerited credibility.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: E Unum Pluribus, 8/18/2014 5:09:13 PM     (No. 9970878)

. . . we want the same kinds of things but we have very different approaches to achieving them.

I´m happy to give Dr. Carson some latitude to be amiable and kindhearted; but if he actually believes Sharpton´s goals and intentions are noble, he is very naive.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/18/2014 5:12:00 PM     (No. 9970884)

There is where you are wrong, Mr. Carson. Sharpton doesn´t want the same kinds of things you want. Sharpton is nothing but a two bit community organizing S disturber. You have done many worthwhile things in your life. He can´t say the same.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 8/18/2014 5:14:38 PM     (No. 9970886)

Dr. Carson shouldn´t lower himself to debate Sharpton. He´s a hustler and should be ignored.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MirJoy, 8/18/2014 5:19:51 PM     (No. 9970889)

I think this is a great idea.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KingBubo, 8/18/2014 5:25:04 PM     (No. 9970894)

Why further validate Sharpton?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: uno, 8/18/2014 5:40:07 PM     (No. 9970903)

Something about pig-rasslin comes to mind here...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mws50, 8/18/2014 6:04:23 PM     (No. 9970924)

A top level college debater versus an inner-city 3th grader.
Yea... that should be entertaining...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blue hen1, 8/18/2014 6:15:37 PM     (No. 9970940)

Never happen, Sharpton is a coward

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jacksin5, 8/18/2014 6:18:21 PM     (No. 9970943)

If Doctor Carson was allowed to get a word in past Al´s bloviating, I´d be amazed.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: PAdiva, 8/18/2014 9:08:45 PM     (No. 9971148)

As long as they agree not to interrupt each other.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: radrelic, 8/18/2014 11:16:58 PM     (No. 9971267)

Rethinking Ben Carson if he is more black than American. MLK talked us into wanting a colorless society based on merit and character and now it is all about skin and whose skin gets what.
I would like this debate and many others to tell us who Ben Carson is. If he must talk to black people like the police captain in Ferguson then I give up on him.

Can´t we ever get beyond race and maybe even religion? Say what we mean and mean what we say? Even to some degree in political propagandizing?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 8/19/2014 1:23:02 AM     (No. 9971318)

Sharpton ain´t about to debate anybody unless there is money in it. Money for him that is.

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