The waterfall of word garbage that has been tumbling out of Ben Carson’s mouth rages on today, with a quote that manages to neatly link abortions, rape and slave ownership all into one great, stinking pile.
During an interview with NBC host Chuck Todd on Meet The Press on Sunday, the Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said on Sunday that believes Roe v. Wade should be overturned, and that abortions should be illegal even in cases of rape or incest. He then moved on to this delightful gem:
“Think about this. During slavery — and I know that one of those words you’re not supposed to say — but I’m saying it. During slavery, a lot of the slave owners thought they had the right to do whatever they wanted to that slave, anything that they chose to do. And what if the abolitionists had said, ‘You know, I don’t believe in slavery, I think it’s wrong. But you guys do whatever you want to do.’ Where would we be?”
The clip is a rough one for that segment and many others, particularly the moment when Carson calls himself “a reasonable person.”
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