Ben Carson said he got letters calling him the 'N-word' for criticizing Obama #CPAC2013—
Eric Larson (@larsoneric50) March 16, 2013
Ben Carson says he got some "nastygrams" after criticizing Obama at prayer breakfast.—
Brian Hughes (@BrianHughesDC) March 16, 2013
After Dr. Ben Carson criticized Obamacare during a rip-roaring speech at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, he says he received “nastygrams” laced with racial epithets.
Dr. Carson says received lots of "nastygrams" since Prayer Breakfast. 'How dare you speak about MY president' and "you are just a N-word."—
BrakktonBookerNPR (@brakktonbooker) March 16, 2013
Are you wearing your shocked face?
Democratic strategist Greg Pinelo called for a fact-check.
Evidently he doesn’t spend much time on Twitter.
Carson asked when we reached the point that philosophy is supposed to be tied to skin color.
Dr Carson: Got nastygrams frm ppl upset I attacked Obama. Where did we get to pt you have to have a specific philosophy based on skin color?—
Lexi Stemple (@LexiFoxNews) March 16, 2013
The crowd went wild with cheers when Carson hinted at a possible presidential run.
Dr. Carson also delivered a one-liner the audience loved:
So about those hints at a presidential run …
How predictable are Carson’s detractors? This predictable: