At least, it probably did until Ben Carson unwittingly instructed the kids to point out the dumbest kid in class.
W/ crowd of 500 @RealBenCarson just called out to 5th grade class: who's dumbest kid in class? At least half dozen kids point to 1 student.— Timothy Meinch (@timeinch) January 7, 2016
Apparently, he didn’t actually expect the students to answer him. Rather, he just wanted the class idiots to know that they, too, could run for president one day.