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Dr. Ben Carson to Newsmax: COVID 'Best Mechanism' for Govt Control

Posted on AllSides August 8th, 2022
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Dr. Ben Carson told Newsmax on Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic has been the "best mechanism government has had for controlling the people ever" and that it's contrary to the founding principles of America.

"Interestingly enough, when you think about the beginnings of our country, people came here so that they could be free, so that they wouldn't have the government's foot on their neck, mandating what they could and could not do," Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, said during an appearance on Newsmax's "National Report." "This COVID situation has been the best mechanism government has had for...

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