Michelle Bernard: Conservatives Think Carson Is ‘The Right Kind of Black Man’ Because He Criticized Obama

Michelle Bernard, President and CEO of the Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy stated that conservatives believe GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is “the right kind of black man” after he criticized President Obama on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball.”

Bernard said Carson “did not become a Republican again until 2013, when he goes and speaks at the National Prayer Breakfast, says horrible things about President Obama, and conservatives wake up and say, ‘We love you. You’re the right kind of black man.'”

Bernard stated that Carson’s story about trying to hit his mother with a hammer “is real. I cannot imagine that anyone would lie about wanting to hit their mother with a hammer. Why would anyone make that up? Because it’s either true or you’re insane.” After host Chris Matthews asked why Carson would say he had a pathological disease, Bernard answered, “Well, he might.”

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