Ben Carson’s announcement for president presents an opportunity to America that she has rarely had: to elect a president from outside the world of politics who is more concerned about our country than his own political aspirations. Carson, a brilliant surgeon, also provides the GOP something that no other candidate has to offer: He can broaden the base of the party while remaining true to conservative principles.
Carson grew up in the ghetto and could easily have spent his productive years in prison or even lost his life. He learned the keys to getting out of poverty were personal responsibility and education. Carson will surround himself with the best, make tough decisions and lead us out of our current walk on the edge of the abyss. I hope everyone will read, watch or hear what Dr. Carson has to say. It will give them hope again.
Janie Nafsinger, Caldwell
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