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Public housing easier than brain surgery

Public housing easier than brain surgery

I'm sure that Dr. Ben Carson, a brain surgeon, is smart enough to run the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These so-called advocates of housing and so-called political experts always talking about experience — have they forgotten that some farmers, a printer and some soldiers created this republic ("Ben Carson to be named HUD secretary," Dec. 5)?

None of these critics spoke out about the lack of experience of Barack Obama to be president. Why now? Dr. Carson grew up in subsidized housing, so he does have some experience. I have lived in...