The LGBT Activist’s Question That Left Ben Carson Speechless

Oh I love this guy!! I also love the first comment on the article: “It’s not that he can’t answer is that he won’t. Doing so with any honesty or integrity would force him to examine his own bigotry too much, so that question will always remain unaswered by him.”

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson was left speechless after an activist took him to task over his controversial stance on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

The awkward incident took place at a Jan. 4 town hall meeting in New York, The Washington Post reported. Carson was greeting supporters and posing for photographs at Staten Island’s Hilton Garden Hotel Inn when the activist, who was wearing a T-shirt of a local LGBT community center, asked him, “Do you think I chose to be gay?”

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2 thoughts on “The LGBT Activist’s Question That Left Ben Carson Speechless”

  1. There are a number of possible non-phobic responses to the question. I mean we all have biases, and areas in which we lack knowledge. He could have said, “I don’t know”, which I think is closest to the truth. But it doesn’t really matter in terms of the election. His numbers have crashed and his staff are quitting. Carson isn’t a contender any more.

  2. That he couldn’t come up with a reasonable non-phobic answer to the question says he’s not really ready for a real campaign. Good to know there will be another exit from the clown car soon. 🙂

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