November 4, 2015 12:00 pm -


One of the more strenuous pursuits of this presidential election has been cataloging the many crazy, weird things that Ben Carson says, but several liberal sites are now attacking Carson for saying that “many” Americans are “stupid.” Mother Jones‘ David Corn dug up a clip from Carson’s October, 2014 appearance at the Nixon Library, and TPM is blasting it out there, too, with the headline “Ben Carson Wisecracks: Many Americans ‘Are Stupid‘.”

In fairness to Carson, I’ve added in a few extra seconds of context, but the headlines are pretty much accurate:

“The people are not as stupid as they think they are. Many of them are stupid. Okay. But I’m talking about overall.”


This isn’t the only time Carson has made sport of Americans’ intelligence. In April of 2014, at the 108th Annual Meeting of The Manufacturers’ Association, Carson told his audience that…READ MORE


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.