Retired neurosurgeon and conservative thought leader Dr. Ben Carson penned a thoughtful op-ed for the Des Moines Register that was published on Thursday, in which he argued that “our era’s rendezvous with destiny is here, and Donald J. Trump is the man to lead us out of the darkness and into the light.”
Dr. Carson recently endorsed President Donald Trump at a campaign event a few weeks ago in Sioux City, Iowa, and this op-ed comes just days before the 45th president is slated to once again visit the Hawkeye State.
In his editorial, Dr. Carson explained why he had thrown his support behind President Trump:
“We have very serious problems confronting our country right now, and they require courage and bold leadership. We need a president who will always stand strong, who will tell it like it is, and who will put our country first. For this reason and so many more, I’m endorsing Donald J. Trump for president of the United States and I encourage all my friends in Iowa to caucus for him on Jan. 15.”
Dr. Carson called Trump’s first term in the White House a time of “great renewal of the American spirit and the traditional values that made our country…
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