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March 26, 2013

Ben Carson Announces Candidacy for Cable TV Show

Ugh. Okay, fine then.

He says he doesn't want to do the political correctness necessary for politics, and doesn't want to jump into bed with special interests. What he would like is to play some kind of political mediator on TV:

He would like to do a show that focuses on “educating the American populace about things that are essential to our freedom,” he said in his soft, steady voice. Or he would like to try a show that would bring together people who hold opposing views on critical issues that are dividing the nation. Carson would then help them seek a middle ground or resolution.

“If the proper venue was presented, I would probably accept such a thing,” he said.

Great more commentators. We have too many counselors and not enough leaders.

The guy is retiring, and he had a tough job, and I suppose he would like an easy one. I don't begrudge him that. But... TV? It's so trivial. Another damn talking head show.

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