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-- welcome back 43 minutes now past the hour -- doctor Ben Carson stepped in the limelight when he talked about limited government at the national prayer breakfast you'll remember.
Now doctor Carson is under fire for some comments he made about marriage this week.
-- -- controversy is pediatric neurosurgeon doctor Ben Carson -- a happy east UT's to -- to see this morning.
Well I think it is safe to say you've got into a bit of a controversy this week -- and -- your comments about marriage on the Hannity program your set to give us commencement speech at Johns Hopkins University.
And a number -- member of the student body in number of the members of the student body stepped up to say look.
Doctor Ben Carson doesn't represent our viewpoints yet we don't want him to speak.
At our commencement ceremony where does that stand this morning will you and have you gotten support from the other side.
I've gotten a lot of support from the other side and many students felt very much differently and many -- -- so differently to.
And what did his stuff hopefully done -- -- help us to open up the dialogue.
It's the very thing that I was talking about at the national prayer breakfast but I talked about political correctness.
And how it puts a muzzle.
Over the ability to have open discussions which is the only way that we can really make progress.
In I don't want to be the focal point.
For of a war.
On campus but what I would like to encourage people to do.
It's tone down the rhetoric move -- and let's sit down and discuss things like intelligent.
Human beings rather than getting into corners in casting aspersions that people.
You know as far as my comments on gay marriage I do believe that marriage is between a man and a woman I'm not -- -- change that.
But the fact that some people misinterpret it.
What I said when I try to come up with examples of variations.
On marriage and relationships and and and I don't know the whole lot of different ones.
Even now but the fact of the matter is that doesn't mean that they're all equal.
It simply means that there's nobody who gets to change the definition of marriage in the same a hundred years ago a thousand years ago by a thousand years ago.
Well the media and doctor -- don't mean -- -- -- to the media seem to jump down -- -- pretty quickly either cursory Google search this morning.
To see how many news articles were written about your comments this week as it compared to other news stories this week.
You received 23800.
News articles written about your comments on marriage compare that to win Jim Carrey.
I did his video piece this week and slam Charlton Heston 6000.
Pieces were written about Jim -- -- it nearly quadruple the number of coverage do you think you've gotten a fair shake in the media.
Well of course we know that there's bias in the media I don't think there's any person who's living and breathing who doesn't realize that.
But you know I -- I would rather -- to the American people.
And asked them to really start to analyzing things for yourself.
And thinking for yourself don't have everything filtered through what somebody else thinks that's why our founders that we need it educated.
And well informed populace our nation would turn into something else.
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