Ben Carson Speaks Out About Trump’s Racist Attack Against Trump University Judge

Ben Carson

As Donald Trump continues to get hammered for his racist attack against the judge in the multi-million fraud lawsuit against Trump University, one of his most avid supporters, Ben Carson, a former GOP presidential candidate who almost immediately endorsed Trump upon exiting the race, has issued a statement about the matter.

In a statement obtained by CNN on Monday afternoon, Carson said:

“Every human being is an individual first rather than a member of an identity group. The moment we forget that is the moment we enter into a phase of moral descent.” 

Additionally, in a Trump campaign conference call on Monday, sources told CNN that Trump instructed the campaign to continue the attacks against the judge.

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Leading Republicans have denounced the racist smear against the judge, including loyal supporters like potential VP running mate Newt Gingrich, who called the attack one of Trump’s “worst mistake” of the campaign yet.

Carson’s strong condemnation is noteworthy from the standpoint that Carson — a strong opponent of political correctness — is not viewing Trump’s attack in the context of political correctness. Instead, he uses words like “moral descent,” which is all but calling Trump onslaught racist.

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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