Ben Carson: What To Know About The Political Newcomer
Pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson is joining the 2016 presidential race, but his lack of political experience could work against him.By Kate Grumke | May 3, 2015
Political newcomer and pediatric brain surgeon Dr. Ben Carson is jumping into the 2016 presidential race.
Carson first made political headlines in 2013 when he used an opportunity to speak at the National Prayer Breakfast to openly criticize President Obama’s policies, as Obama sat right behind him.
“And now before I get shot let me finish here. … We don’t want to go down the same pathway as other nations who have preceded us. I think particularly about ancient Rome. ... They destroyed themselves. If you don’t think that can happen to America get out your books and start reading,” Carson said.