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News that Ben Carson only became Republican a year ago isn’t really news

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Dr. Ben Carson has been getting hammered in recent days for some of his outlandish comments on the campaign trail. Both the New York Times‘ Charles Blow and the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson have slammed the GOP presidential candidate for his comments on what he would do if confronted by a mass killer who wanted to shoot him, as well as his invoking Nazi Germany when talking about gun control. Carson has dismissed such complaints, and on The O’Reilly Factor on Monday night,…

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New York Times columnist Charles Blow to speak at Eckerd College tonight

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New York Times columnist Charles Blow will speak in St. Petersburg at Eckerd College’s Fox Hall tonight at 7:30 p.m. Blow, 43, has been writing an op-ed column for The Times since 2008, and has been a leading voice over the past year in chronicling the “Black Lives Matter” movement, focusing on the deaths of blacks in the hands of law enforcement. Last year, Blow published his memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones. Michael Eric Dyson called it “an instant…

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