…but fair warning: if he does go for it (background here and here) and wins the Republican nomination, Dr. Carson should be prepared to see the Democratic party go after him hammer and tongs for his presumption in opposing whatever white guy gets the Democratic nod. And it’s going to be a white guy. White Democrats are still trying to figure out this entire “vote for a minority in statewide races” thing; and their party leadership knows that.
So maybe expect to see less of this sort of thing said about Ben Carson:
…Then again, maybe not. The fact of it is, a world-famous neurosurgeon who is good at public speaking and who has the willingness to get into the scrum ticks off most if not all of the chart for Potentially Successful Senate Candidate. The last question is, “Can Ben Carson raise money?” – because if he can, well, it’s going to be interesting to see the Democrats’ cognitive dissonance in action…