An unusual dimension of Carson’s support among conservatives, pollsters add, is simply that he is an African-American they agree with. Some of Carson’s supporters are trying to show that their opposition to President Obama isn’t because of his race but because of vehement disagreement on the issues. Republican pollsters note that black conservatives such as Sen. Tim Scott, the South Carolina Republican, have also benefited from this in recent years.
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