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Ben Carson's own words show he's ill-suited to office
Ben Carson's own words show he's ill-suited to office

Thomas Schaller makes a strong case that Dr. Ben Carson should stick to medicine ("Carson should stick to medicine," Feb. 3). Mr. Schaller did not need to stray far for evidence: He cites Dr. Carson's own public pronouncements for curing the nation's ills, namely, his call for a flat tax which has been discredited by virtually every reputable economist and his strategy of attrition for shrinking the size of government. These policy prescriptions reflect an alarmingly shallow grasp of complex public policy issues. A common thread in the reactions of Sun readers to Mr. Schaller's column is that President Barack Obama had no relevant experience before becoming...

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