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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Carson On Trump’s PTSD Flap: He Didn’t Explain It Correctly


By Politico, Oct 04, 2016 

Ben Carson on Tuesday diagnosed what went wrong Monday when Donald Trump seemed to imply that military veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder aren’t strong because they “can’t handle” what they saw in combat: He didn’t explain it correctly.

“When you talk about the mental health problems, when people come back from war and combat — and they see things that maybe a lot of the folks in this room have seen many times over and you’re strong and you can handle it, but a lot of people can’t handle it,” Trump said Monday during a Q-and-A session following an address to veterans in Herndon, Virginia. “And they see horror stories. They see events that you couldn’t see in a movie. Nobody would believe it.”

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