Politics

The Media says Ben Carson is in Trouble – but He’s Done Nothing Wrong

Gary Bauer is a conservative political activist who has a long history of doing good work in Washington, D.C. He’s led pro-family efforts on Capitol Hill for years and now he’s speaking out on the media’s recent efforts to sink the Carson campaign.

Bauer took to his Facebook page earlier this week to discuss the media campaign against Carson, a man who’s done nothing wrong, while they ignore the many crimes and scandals of Hillary Clinton.

From Bauer’s Facebook Page:

Dr. Ben Carson is in deep trouble according to the media mavens. Did they discover his missing emails containing classified material? Was he caught trying to get the IRS to audit his political enemies? Did he threaten, if elected president, to use executive orders to ram through his agenda?

No, Carson’s “scandal” is bigger than any of those.

Asked on Fox News what he would have done if he was in a situation similar to what students faced at Umpqua Community College (UCC) in Oregon, Carson said, “I would not just stand there and let him shoot me. I would say, ‘Hey guys, everybody attack him!’ He may shoot me, but he can’t get us all.”

Left-wing reaction was immediate. “Outrageous!” “Unacceptable!” MSNBC commentators translated Carson’s observation as being critical of the dead students for being too passive. Of course, Dr. Carson meant no such thing.

He suggested that he would have led a counterattack against the murderer. You know — like Todd Beamer and the other passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 on 9/11, who saved our country from even more death.

Or like what Chris Mintz did at the community college where he charged the shooter and was shot multiple times. Or what the three young Americans, including Alek Skarlatos who attends UCC, did on a Paris train when a jihadist attempted yet another massacre of infidels.

The left gets very nervous when the sheeple, excuse me, people start talking about fighting back against evil. Military recruiters can’t have guns even when Islamists have declared that they are targets. The guard at UCC was allowed to have mace, but no gun.

There are armed guards inside banks and government buildings, but don’t you dare suggest that we should have them at schools or churches.

I predict that Dr. Carson’s poll numbers because of this “scandal,” much to the chagrin of his critics, will go up, not down.

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com


About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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