Ben Carson's Dangerous View of the Law

Did he really say the president doesn't have to obey the Supreme Court?

Sometimes you should quit while you're ahead.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Ben Carson will never be president. (There, I’ve said it.) But his candidacy and the views associated with it aren't a joke; they’re an important reflection on the current state of American populist conservatism. That's why it's worth analyzing Carson’s recent comments suggesting that the president may not have to obey the U.S. Supreme Court's interpretation of the law.

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