Comments on: Carson in Jordan: God bless and keep the Syrians – far away from us http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: hometown http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121686 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 22:55:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121686 Telhami says, “Carson cleverly invented a way out of the fear/compassion tension: keep refugees away from American soil, but find a way to show them compassion.”

Rather than saying “keep refugees away from American soil” a more objective writer, and, an objective Carson would talk about, “Keeping refugees as close to their culture and homeland as possible, while finding a way to show them compassion.”

I can’t tell if Carson’s intent was with the latter message, since the writer didn’t use any Carson quotes. However, the writer’s choice of the negative side of good intentions is telling.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121649 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 20:45:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121649 Ben Carson looks for Santa Claus and baby Jesus in the holy land. Settles for some garbage and random human remains.

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By: No_apartheid http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121639 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 20:10:55 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121639 Ben Carson is a joke………….

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By: nossnevs http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121615 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 18:23:33 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121615 God bless and keep the Syrians – far away from us.
Should be:God bless and keep the Americans – far away from us still living in Syria.

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By: brotherkenny4 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121605 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 17:49:40 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121605 Next week he will be guiding believers to the mountain top where the asteroid will glide by to pick up those with truth in their souls. Beware however as those who hearts are not true will be judged by the greys and cast down the mountain should they fail to meet the high standards for true believers. So attend if you have the courage and true true belief.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121593 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:57:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121593 Carson explains that ancient Jordanian cliff city of Petra was actually an early Walgreen’s.

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By: brownland http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121592 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:52:01 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121592 Snake Oil

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/12/02/the-political-magic-of-ben-carsons-jordan-trip/#comment-1121585 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:17:55 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=45103#comment-1121585 Haha. Ben Carson. Probably looking for pyramids.

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