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Paul Begala: Ben Carson Taps Into ‘Anger Among Right Wing White People’ [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter

Democratic political consultant and CNN commentator Paul Begala said a recent poll showing neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson coming in second in the race for the Republican nomination was a result of Carson tapping into “anger among right wing white people.” (RELATED: Fox News Drops Ben Carson Ahead of Presumed 2016 White House Run)

“It’s not just name recognition,” he said on CNN’s “Wolf,” “…There is anger among right wing white people. I’m quite sure it’s misplaced, I have no idea why, but it is there.”

“Dr. Carson compared the United States of America and said, this is a quote, ‘It’s very much like Nazi Germany.’ Holy smokes! That’s some serious anger. He’s tapping into that anger, and there’s a lot of it out there.” (VIDEO: Dr. Ben Carson: Chances Are ’50/50′ I Run For President In 2016)

“I think 10 percent [in the polls] is the beginning for him, not the end.” Begala said. “I think he’s going to go much higher.”

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