Ben Carson Goes Full Moron During Forum On Puerto Rico (TWEETS)

Ben Carson, it should be noted, must be a brilliant man. After all, he graduated with a medical degree from the University of Michigan and also attended Yale. He was also a highly respected neurosurgeon.

But when Carson opens his mouth, he often says things that leave you scratching your head.

During a forum on Puerto Rico hosted by The Hill, Carson, who is now the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), was asked how long he thought it would take to rebuild the island territory of Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria. His response? It will take between “one and 100 years.” Wow! Thanks for being so specific, Ben.

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Asked about President Trump’s call to a Gold Star widow last week, Carson said if Trump had said the death of Sgt. La David Johnson was a “dark day,” he would have been accused of “being a racist.” Apparently Dr. Carson hasn’t been informed yet that his boss is indeed a racist who makes apologies for neo-Nazis and white supremacists.

Reporters who were at the event tweeted out some of the other comments Carson made:

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