It should be painfully obvious to anyone who’s paying attention to American politics today, that we’re all being manipulated and divided.
The secret weapon of our division is race, which is being weilded by the Democrats for their own personal gain.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Ben Carson, says race is being manipulated in order to create chaos and to divide Americans.
Secretary Carson said as much during an interview with Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council Action.
Breitbart News has more on Carson's comments:
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson said Thursday evening that forces creating civil unrest in this country are manipulating race in order to create chaos and divide Americans.
During an interview with Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins at the virtual Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC, Carson said that, as a black child growing up in Detroit in the 1950s and 1960s, he saw issues with race “that would curl your hair.”
“You don’t see that kind of stuff anymore,” the retired pediatric neurosurgeon said. “We’ve made so much progress, it’s absolutely astonishing.”
And yet, in this election season, everything is race. And, obviously, it’s being manipulated along those lines. Things have changed so incredibly dramatically in this country, but in order to create the kind of chaos that’s necessary to make people want a change, you divide them, you divide them in every way you possibly can: by race, by gender, by age, by income.
He said the American people “are not each other’s enemies,” and that most Americans, when they sit down and talk to each other, agree on about 90 percent of issues. Those who are attempting to manipulate people “take the ten percent that you don’t agree on, and they just try to format that into the biggest thing in the world, and keep throwing it in front of your face. Night after night, day after day.”
Carson detailed how those causing the civil unrest are manipulating Americans:
And you combine that with the fact that, because of our history, which is imperfect – you know slavery and Jim Crow and all of these things that have happened – it’s relatively easy to convince some people, no matter how good their life is, that they’re victims. And that somebody else has created that problem. And, at the same time, you take another segment of society – white people – and you convince them that they’re guilty. They may be the nicest people in the world … but, because of the color of your skin, you are guilty and you owe. And it’s a bad combination – guilt and victimhood – and it creates incredibly bad policies.
Ben Carson has been a strong supporter of President Trump and openly defended he and his administration from unjust accusations of racism by Democrats in his speech at the RNC, as reported by Fox 10 Phoenix
“In order to succeed in change, we must first come together in love of our fellow citizens. It may be hard to believe now, but indeed our country, our world, have been through worse and history reminds us that necessary change comes through hope and love, not senseless and destructive violence,” Carson said.
Carson’s speech largely focused on government regulation. “We have a choice: Do we want big government that controls our lives from cradle to grave, or do we believe in the power and wisdom of the people and their ability to self-govern with help from a limited Federal government?”
Carson said Trump believes in the people, claiming that “he is one of us.” Carson said, “He makes promises and keeps them.
”Carson also noted what he called Trump’s transparency and his realness. “Right now, we need real. We need courage,” Carson said.
Carson defended Trump’s record on race, stating that Trump is not a racist and claiming that Democrats incite division by saying that he is. “They couldn’t be more wrong,” Carson said.
Carson is a man who has faced real racism in his lifetime.
In spite of it, he is one of the most successful people in America.
He also has one of the most brilliant minds in the country, so his voice should carry great merit.