“Let’s say you just magically put me into the White House.” That’s the scenario the soon-to-retire Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson asked the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference to entertain for a moment — and according to the Sun, it brought “the crowd to its feet.” The Obamacare-hating, flat-taxing-loving, conjoined-twin-separating doctor has recently become a favorite among Republicans for his commitment conservatism and his inspiring life story. (He grew up poor in Detroit, and went on to become, well, a Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon.)
Usually when the subject is “Towson University students causing a ruckus by being provocatively hateful about race (or sexual orientation!), our old pal Matthew Heimbach has been the culprit. (If you don’t remember, he’s the college student who started a White Student Union, hosted a Straight Pride day, and chalked “WHITE PRIDE” messages all over Towson’s campus — right before a bunch of tour groups came through.) So we were surprised to learn that the Towson student who caused a “verbal brawl” at the prominent conservative CPAC conference by advocating segregation — yes, you heard me right, he is pro-segregation — I was surprised to hear that the culprit wasn’t Heimbach. But, of course, there’s more to the story than that.