Samuel L. Jackson’s reaction to Ben Carson’s conflation of immigrants and slaves as unprintable as expected

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson shot to the top of Twitter’s trending topics Monday afternoon after news got out that in his first address to HUD staffers, he’dreferred to “immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships” but who also held onto a dream of prosperity in America. Ben Carson just […]


AUDIO: Ben Carson releases ‘rap ad’ targeting black voters

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This is a must listen! Ben Carson cut a “rap ad” targeting African-American voters that will air on radio stations in “Miami, Atlanta, Houston, Detroit, Birmingham, Alabama, Jackson, Mississippi, Memphis, Tennessee and Little Rock, Arkansas” over the next two weeks and it’s fantastic. Listen here: Here are some of the lyrics in case you’re some […]


‘Stop digging’: TNR’s Brian Beutler can’t tweet his way out of branding Ben Carson a ‘token’

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Last Friday, National Review’s Jonah Goldberg wrote a column about Ben Carson’s growing popularity in the GOP presidential race. As he observed: How strange it must be for people who comfort themselves with the slander that the GOP is a cult of organized racial hatred that the most popular politician among conservatives is a black […]


‘AMEN!’ Dr. Ben Carson nails it with simple key point on MLK Day

, ,!/RealBenCarson/status/425272717383069697 Boom. A simple key point from Dr. Ben Carson. Can we get an “Amen”? Or several:!/AlexsaurusZilla/status/425275972791717888!/ssolum123/status/425275164113113089!/bornasteelerfan/status/425275025500143617 And the triple:!/bennettcallie/status/425276163213107200 Dr. Carson’s tweet has been retweeted over 400 times and counting.!/Mike0781/status/425273511503208448 Speaking of character:!/CAidone/status/425273644072181760 Truth. Also truth, only not in the good way?!/texas_made99/status/425277259620966400 Yep. Who are the racists […]


Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Deserters, Second Chances, And The End Of Obesity

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This week for BuzzFeed News, Joel Oliphint discovers how one simple device could change our understanding of hunger and the way physicians treat obesity. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web. 1. The Invention That Could End Obesity — BuzzFeed News View this image › Photograph by Erin […]