Ben Carson is weird. Ok, I know that is not news since he keeps adding to that impression, like his ‘fruit salad’ comment at the last debate. But he outdid himself by claiming that president Obama cannot speak to the black experience because his life growing up was not genuinely black, whatever the hell that means.
Trevor Noah lets him have it for setting himself up as some kind of arbiter of blackness.
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Meanwhile, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has been on the campaign trail and got comedian Tim Meadows to take part in an experiment just before the caucuses in Iowa to see how well people in that state knew Carson.