The LGBT Activist’s Question That Left Ben Carson Speechless


Curtis M. Wong | Huffington Post | January 6, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson was left speechless after an activist took him to task over his controversial stance on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

The awkward incident took place at a Jan. 4 town hall meeting in New York, The Washington Post reported. Carson was greeting supporters and posing for photographs at Staten Island’s Hilton Garden Hotel Inn when the activist, who was wearing a T-shirt of a local LGBT community center, asked him, “Do you think I chose to be gay?”

As the below video footage of the incident captured by ABC News shows, Carson repeated the question, before responding, “That’s a long conversation.”

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