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Carson Supporters, does today's revelation -- Dr. Ben Carson lied about West Point, matter to you?


A CNN report accused Dr. Ben Carson of lying about key details about his life in his autobiography, “Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story.” His campaign admitted to Politico’s Kyle Cheney that he lied about another key detail in his autobiography — his application and acceptance to West Point. In “Gifted Hands,” Carson claimed that when he was 17 years old, he met with General William Westmoreland, and was offered a “full scholarship” to the military academy. There’s no record of such an offer, or of Carson having applied, and there’s no such thing as a “full scholarship” to West Point.

 

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    C E Clark (Au fait) 17 months ago

    Thank you for taking time to share so much info with us Kathleen. Almost seems like Carson is trying to sabotage himself.

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    C E Clark (Au fait) 17 months ago

    Thank you for your thoughts Keith. I got a laugh. Carson does make some interesting statements that cause one to pause. I don't think once can take the man seriously as a presidential contender and think he should stick with what he knows.

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    C E Clark (Au fait) 17 months ago

    Thank you for taking time to respond to this issue RTalloni. I think there may be enough misunderstanding to go around. Even so, Carson has made a lot of strange statements that make people wonder where he's coming from.


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    Alternative Prime 17 months ago

    The Pathetic Charade about President Obama's Citizenship was just that, a CHARADE ~ In the REAL World here on Planet EARTH, there was NEVER any question as to where he was born ~


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 17 months ago

    Perhaps we are wise to watch. If the "tendencies" seem to continue to manifest, then there is a real disqualification.


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    C E Clark (Au fait) 17 months ago

    Paula, thank you for sharing your thoughts on this important issue. Dr. Carson was on TV defending himself las' night & of course his supporters were doing same. So many strange things coming out about this man that it's hard to know what to beli


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    C E Clark (Au fait) 17 months ago

    Appreciate your sharing your thoughts Alex. Mostly agree with you, except I think Trump's statements are attributed to the entire Republican Party regarding Hispanics and I will be surprised if any of them get that vote.

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    C E Clark (Au fait) 17 months ago

    Thank you for commenting on this issue Shyron. I think he wrote his book himself, but I didn't check. Carson does seem to be shooting himself in the foot on a regular basis.