The new Republican Presidential frontrunner could be worse than Donald Trump
Donald Trump has fallen behind in Presidential opinion polls – but the new Republican frontrunner probably won’t make you feel much better.
A CBS/New York Times poll this week showed that the billionaire Apprentice boss was no longer a top trump for the Republican Presidential nomination.
The poll shows Trump has dropped to second place on 22% – with neurosurgeon and former Fox News pundit Dr Ben Carson now leading on 26%.
The news is extremely concerning to LGBT equality advocates, given Carson’s record of extreme homophobic comments and anti-LGBT views.
Dr Carson has claims that same-sex marriage is a Marxist plot – but claimed earlier this month that Muslims aren’t suitable to be President because they are homophobic.
The residential wannabe said earlier this year that prisons prove being gay is “absolutely” a choice, and has compared homosexuality to bestiality and paedophilia
He has also claimed that he doesn’t believe gay rights are civil rights – because there were never separate ‘gay’ water fountains.
Despite his own record. Dr Carson insisted last month that he could “never support” a Muslim President because ISIS execute gay people.
In a speech to the anti-gay National Organisation for Marriage’s gala just a year ago, Carson ranted about same-sex marriage being a front for communism.
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He said: “If you look in a lot of writings of the Neo-Marxists when they talk about the New World Order, they say there’s only one stick in the mud: how do you get them out of the way and how do you change them?
“They said there were two things: their Judeo-Christian faith, and their strong families. Those were the things that had to be attacked, and those things have been systematically attacked.
“There’s a book called the Naked Communist… it lays out the whole agenda of how to attack the family and the Judeo-Christian values, to weaken the structure of America.
“This stuff is not secret, you can read about it. You can see all the things that are happening in America today.”
He has also ‘joked’ about poisoning gay wedding cakes.