Famed neurosurgeon and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” that the United States has to do everything it possibly can to defeat the terrorist group ISIS. (VIDEO: Democrat Strategist: Ben Carson Taps Into ‘Anger Among Right-Wing White People’)
CARSON: I would use every resource available: military, banking, sanctions, you name it. And I would not hesitate to put boots on the ground. We need to be the leaders; the coalition will form if it has a leader. But you can’t sit around saying, ‘Well, you guys do this and we’ll do this–” this is serious. I would commit everything to eliminating them right now.
And we have to make sure our military, which is extremely talented with very good leadership, is not put in a compromised position where we’re trying to micromanage them. We have people trying to manage the military who know nothing about the military and military strategy. Our military needs to know they are not going to be prosecuted when they come back, because somebody says ‘You did something that was politically incorrect.’
There is no such thing as a politically correct war. We have to grow up and mature. If you are going have rules for war, you should have a rule that says ‘no war.’ Other than that? We have to win. Our lives depend on it.