Report: Trump Taps Ben Carson for Secretary of Education

Report: Trump Taps Ben Carson for Secretary of Education November 10, 2016

Ben Carson, a man willing to deny scientific truth to preserve religious superstition, is on his way to being the next Secretary of Education.

On Wednesday, BuzzFeed News published a list of names President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has put together for cabinet positions. On that list was Ben Carson for Secretary of Education.

For the record, Carson is not qualified for the position. He has a well documented history of substituting religious superstition for scientific truth.

Carson rejects evolution and climate change, despite overwhelming scientific evidence to the contrary. Previously leading scientist and atheist Richard Dawkins referred to Carson as a “disgrace” for denying evolution.

Carson also believes that the pyramids were built by the biblical figure Joseph to store grain.

In the past Carson compared abortion to slavery, saying rape victims seeking abortions are “perverted,” while declaring he would “love” to see Roe vs. Wade overturned, and wants all abortion outlawed, even in cases of rape or incest.

Carson was once ridiculed after suggesting that if Noah could build an Ark, he could be president.

And as a GOP presidential candidate in 2016, Carson said he would use the Department of Education to censor liberal speech on college campuses if elected president.

Bottom line: Carson is not qualified to be Secretary of Education, and if given the chance it seems certain he would exploit his position to promote his conservative Christian superstitions.

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UPDATE: Ben Carson Declines Cabinet Position In Trump Administration

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