Ben Carson, Donald Trump, and Child Molestation

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Well this was unfortunate.

“It’s in the book that he’s got a pathological temper,” Trump said on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront,” referring to Carson’s memoirs.

“That’s a big problem because you don’t cure that,” he continued, adding: “As an example: child molesting. You don’t cure these people. You don’t cure a child molester. There’s no cure for it. Pathological, there’s no cure for that.”

No, Trump wasn’t really saying Carson is like a child molester, but using the comparison at all on the issue of incurable pathology really wasn’t the smartest thing to say. When you shoot from the hip, sometimes you miss.

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Erick Erickson
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