Ben Carson is still taking heat for his comments about African slaves as immigrants, comments that can perhaps most charitably be described as really awkward.

But as it turns out, there’s someone else who referred to the slaves as immigrants, and he beat Carson to the punch by a few years:

How do you like that? Or this?

Whoops!

So, all the people who lambasted Carson will retroactively condemn Obama, right? Right???

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Update:

Ahem:

Eleven times. Eleven.

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