Maxine Waters is a national treasure, don’t debate us on this. The longtime California congresswoman slammed HUD Secretary Ben Carson an “educated fool” during a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation meeting on Thursday.
The Hill reports:
The comments were reported by The Washington Examiner.
“Look at Ben Carson. My God. My grandmother would call him an educated fool,” Waters said.
“Here’s a man who has a reputation of being a highly competent surgeon, but when he talks about poor people, he says they’re the cause of their poverty. He doesn’t understand why you didn’t do what he did and why you didn’t make it like he made it. And he doesn’t know the difference between slavery and immigration,” she continued.
Carson is set to testify before the House Financial Services Committee, where Waters serves as the top Democrat.
“He’s coming before my committee. If you think I took [Steve] Mnuchin on, you watch what I’m going to do to Ben Carson,” she said.
And we have to say, we’re looking forward to this encounter too. Get those memes ready.