Ben Carson: ‘I am not a candidate; leave it at that’ for now

Ben Carson: ‘I am not a candidate; leave it at that’ for now

[Ed. – OK.]

On March 27, 2015, I was advised that I was being dropped as a columnist with Creators Syndicate for allegedly describing myself as a candidate for President of the United States. This was also reported in other media outlets. …

[B]e assured I have not declared my candidacy for president in any shape or form.

I have been, and am still, exploring a candidacy as a possibility.  In an effort to be straightforward I did not follow each time the political protocol of qualifying my language with appropriate adjectives and caveats.  This is a hazard of political life that I am still getting used to.

I am not a candidate…for now I will leave it at that.

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