Dr. Ben Carson, author of “One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future” argued that race relations were worse under President Obama on Tuesday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.”
“I actually believe that things were better before this president was elected. And I think that things have gotten worse because of his unusual emphasis [on race]” he stated.
Carson cited Obama’s criticism of the police in the Henry Louis Gates incident and his remarks that his son would look like Trayvon Martin and accused the president and other progressives of trying to “manipulate, particularly minority communities to make them feel that they are victims.” And that the president “absolutely” plays the race card, but he said the president was attempting not to do so in the aftermath of the grand jury decision regarding Officer Darren Wilson.
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