These days, it takes a lot for me to be shocked by what a Republican says. It takes even more for me to be shocked by what Ben Carson says. But the doctor and Gifted Hands author has truly outdone himself. When GOP debate moderator Hugh Hewitt asked Carson if he was prepared to order the bombing of civilians, Carson insisted that he was. And to prove it, he pointed to his experience as a pediatric neurosurgeon:
You should see the eyes of some of those children when I say to them, ‘We are going to have to open your head up and take out this tumor.’ They’re not happy about it and they don’t like me very much at that point. But later on, they love me. Later on, they really realize what’s going on. And by the same token, you have to be able to look at the big picture, and understand that it’s actually merciful if you go ahead and finish the job, rather death by a thousand pricks.
Today will definitely go down in history as the day that a neurosurgeon compared the way he operated on cancer-stricken children with how he would kill innocent people. Good luck getting an appointment for you children, parents. Dr. Carson is going to be booked like woah!
‘We don’t want him!’ Eric Trump sparks confusion by declaring himself part of the LGBT community
Eric Trump awkwardly described himself as a member of the LGBT community on Fox News, setting off some puzzled reactions.
Media Matters researcher Bobby Lewis, who monitors "Fox & Friends" daily, flagged the exchange, which was prompted by a New York Times column about a lesbian woman who supports President Donald Trump.
"The LGBT community, they are incredible," Eric Trump said, "and you should see how they come out in full force for my father every single day. I'm part of that community, and we love the man."
Trump just lost another effort to try and block Manhattan DA from from getting his financial documents
President Donald Trump has lost another case against Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, who is seeking the president's financial documents as part of a grand jury case looking into possible bank and tax fraud.
Trump had fought the subpoenas in court but the judge threw out his complaint Thursday morning, meaning that the case can move forward and that Trump must turn over the financial documents requested.
Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Trump is not immune from criminal prosecution and that he must comply with subpoenas. Vance had sought records from the accounting firm that Trump uses as well as Deutsche Bank, which has loaned Trump millions over the years.
Trump aides scrambling to hide his ‘dumpster fire’ poll numbers to keep him from ‘flying into a rage’: report
According to a report from the Daily Beast, aides to Donald Trump are doing their best to keep him in the dark about his terrible poll numbers prior to November's election out of fear of his wrath.
With the president's poll numbers plummeting in a match-up with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, White House staffers and campaign officials are trying to keep the president calm while at the same time working to turn around a re-election campaign that is floundering.