Scott Greer, The Daily Caller & Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel & Hughey P. Newsome, Move-On-Up/The Objective Citizen joins Thom Hartmann. According to recent polls - Ben Carson now is leading Donald Trump by double digits in Iowa and is now leading him nationally in some too. And the fact that those two are the frontrunners for the Republican party has Representative Charlie Rangel pretty worried According to Rangel - if Trump gets elected - "It could be the end of the Republic as we know it." He also criticized Carson's inexperience in politics saying "If he wanted to tell me that he was interested in becoming a martial arts instructor in China, I would say that’s very interesting because he’d have just as much talent at doing that as running for president.” So - why did Ben Carson overtake Donald Trump? And wouldn't either president effectively destroy the Republic?
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