No one would likely accuse 2016 Republican front runner Dr. Ben Carson of being very bright, despite what his former job title of “neurosurgeon” might imply. Whether he’s pontificating on his theories about why the Egyptian pyramids were built, or whether he’s telling everyone about the time he almost stabbed a friend/family member/the story is full of shit, Carson has made headlines with what has come tripping from his lips, and many believe it shows a distinct lack of intelligence.
But just how dumb is Dr. Ben Carson? Can you decide whether each of the following statements was uttered by an allegedly intelligent medical doctor, and which was uttered by an box of inanimate sediment? Take this quiz below and let us know your results!
#1. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) “is slavery, in a way.”
#2. They Would Appoint Supreme Court Justices That “Understand that a baby in the uterus is a human being and is protected by the Constitution”
#3. “I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed.”
#4. “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.”
#5. Homosexuality is a Choice Because Sometimes People “Go into prison straight – and when they come out, they’re gay”
Conclusion: Ben Carson says a lot more dumb stuff than a box of rocks does; but the box of rocks isn’t the current Republican front runner so…