I don't think anyone was dying to know what Ben Carson thinks about Trump's disastrous phone call with the widow of a special forces operator who died in Niger, but Carson was asked about it during a public event yesterday and his response was somehow dumber than anything I could have imagined.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson on Wednesday said some people “were just looking for something to complain about” in President Donald Trump’s remarks to the widow of a U.S. soldier killed in Niger earlier in October. [...]
“I mean, if he had said, you know, ‘I’m sorry, this is sure a dark day for you,’ they would have said ‘See, he’s a racist, he said a dark day,'” Carson, who is black, said, apparently referring to Johnson and his widow Myeshia Johnson, who are also black.
I suppose it's a good thing that Ben Carson understands that Donald Trump is widely known to be a racist.