Ben Carson Tells Roland Martin He Doesn’t Like Political ‘Boxes or Labels’

Carson talks slavery, Obama and political correctness with Roland Martin.

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Maybe.

But as I’ve written before, Carson’s biggest impediment to becoming a credible candidate is that he’s got no practical political experience: “You would no sooner ask Carson to order an airstrike than you'd look to Obama to separate conjoined twins.”

Carson has some interesting—if not fully fleshed-out—ideas about health savings accounts as an alternative to the current health-coverage system. He’s popular on the right, and increasingly, he seems like he’s relishing the spotlight.

At a minimum, he’s doing a heckuva job pitching his new book and magazine. Perhaps we’ll find out soon if we can add the word “candidate” to Carson’s résumé.

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