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Young Earth Creationist Dr. Ben Carson Hears Heavenly Voice Telling Him to Run for President

They’re hearing voices again
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Dr. Ben Carson, the latest young Earth creationist to be embraced by the right wing, is now apparently hearing the voice of God telling him it’s time to run for President.

It’s pretty much required of Republican politicians nowadays to claim to have a direct line to the Almighty. And the Almighty always tells them to go for it; it’s never, “I heard the voice of God and He told me, ‘Forget it, pal.’”

Carson writes that he suspects many others interested in high office would be better candidates. But in his book he has a caveat: “If I felt called by God to officially enter the world of politics, I would certainly not hesitate to do so.”

Interviewed this week, Carson said he’s “starting to feel it. Because every place I go, it’s unbelievable.” One lady “really touched me the other night … She just kept clinging to my hand and said, ‘You have to run. You have to run.’ And so many people tell me that, and so I think I’m starting to hear something.”

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