Please make sense once. Just once.
ICMYI: Mint Press News (9/28/2015) – Ben Carson Considers Religion As Probable Cause For Searches
And if you can’t make sense, would you at least leave our 4th amendment rights alone?
Seriously, the irony is rich with this one.
““What we should be talking about is Islam and the tenets of Islam and where do they come from? They come from Sharia. They come from the Koran,” he told host Martha Raddatz. “They come from, you know, the life works and examples of Muhammad. They come from the fatwas, which is the writings of scholars. You know, and if you go back and you look at — what I would like for somebody to show me is an improved Islamic text that opposes Sharia.”
“If you can show me that, I will begin to alter my thinking on this,” he said. “But, right now, when you have something that is against the rights of women, against the rights of gays, subjugates other religions and a host of things that are not compatible with our Constitution, why in fact would you take that chance?””
a) Maybe he should focus more on the improved Old Testament text that teaches love. I think that one was cleverly called the New Testament. Maybe he missed it or he’s waiting for the sequel for even more clarification?
b) That second paragraph up there, what? Is he completely unaware of which party he’s trying to win the nomination from? Why, indeed, Benny? Why, indeed?
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