That Time Ben Carson Kinda, Sorta Understood Slavery

by James Hill

March 6, 2017

There was a time when this was the strangest thing retired neurosurgeon/Secretary of Housing and Urban Department Ben Carson had ever said: “You know Obamacare is really I think the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery.”

And while we all freaked out at the moment, we sorta forgot about it once Donald Trump entered the race and suddenly we had to contemplate what electing a Birther president might be like.

Well, with THAT out of the way, we can turn our focus back to Carson who had this to say today:


That’s right, according to Ben Carson, African slaves are just like any other American immigrant — that is, they willfully came to this country to seek a better life. Just like all the history books say.

This got us to wondering, does Ben Carson actually understand what American slavery was? And it turns out, he does, er, did and not that long ago. Just three short years ago, Carson was on NewsOne Now trying to explain his Obamacare/slavery comparison and well, just watch:


TELL US: Do you think Ben Carson is in the sunken place right to call African slaves immigrants?