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lawhawk11/23/2015 7:52:48 am PST

Ben Carson shows once again he’s a single issue expert and a complete ignoramus on everything else.

Today’s episode? He thinks Jefferson wrote the US Constitution, but his book (which now appears ever more likely to be ghostwritten identifies that Jefferson wasn’t even in US at time of drafting)

Of America’s founding fathers, Ben Carson is most moved by Thomas Jefferson, partly because of the way he “tried to craft our Constitution,” the retired neurosurgeon said this weekend.

In a Sunday interview on C-SPAN as part of its Road to the White House series, Carson said he was “impressed by a lot of them,” referring to the founding fathers.

“But I’m particularly impressed with Thomas Jefferson, who seemed to have very deep insight into the way that people would react and tried to craft our Constitution in a way that it would control people’s national tendencies and control the natural growth of the government,” Carson said.

The problem: Jefferson crafted the Declaration of Independence, not the Constitution. In fact, Carson noted Jefferson’s absence in his book, “A More Perfect Union,” writing that he was “missing in action” during the birth of the Constitution as he served abroad as an ambassador to France.

I know we shouldn’t get bent out of shape over a factual gaffe, but this is all part of an ongoing trend - that Carson simply doesn’t know basics of the US government, US history, or anything else that would qualify him to run for the WH other than the fact that he’s of age and a US Citizen.

Nothing about his character or judgment suits him to be in the White House, especially as President.