Ah, the political season. The time when persons with sometimes monumentally odd ideas about cause and effect stand on a stump and broadcast these ideas loudly and clearly.
Well, loudly, anyway.
Meet Ben Carson. A retired surgeon from Detroit, Carson’s political star is rising thanks to a strong showing in a recent straw poll. Riding the wave of recent notoriety brought him to a radio appearance, where an interviewer asked, in the context of Carson’s self-declared religious faith, if he had ever been “angry with God”.