At his interviewer’s prodding, Carson also said he would investigate the background of federal judge Abdul Kallon, who was appointed to an Alabama district court in 2009. The U.S. Senate, including both of Alabama’s Republican senators, confirmed Kallon unanimously, but apparently that’s not good enough for Hugh Hewitt or Ben Carson.
Don’t expect the Muslim-bashing to stop anytime soon, either. As the Washington Examiner points out, Carson “did see a spike in fundraising in the 24-hour period following the comment” declaring Muslims unfit for the presidency. Ka-ching.