Presidential Hopeful Ben Carson Tried to Stab Someone Once, But It’s Totally Cool

Ben Carson GOP Stabbing
Ben Carson, one of the many GOP presidential hopefuls, recently spoke about his violent past and people are freaking out.

The whole conversation started when our good friend Donald Trump called Carson “super low energy,” after the former surgeon surpassed him in the polls. How this is only happening now is beyond us.

Sunday night Carson responded to the dig in an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press, but not in the way you would’ve expected: “As a teenager, I would go after people with rocks, and bricks, and baseball bats, and hammers,” he continued. “Of course, many people know the story when I was 14 and I tried to stab someone.”

For the record, this obviously means he is the complete opposite of low energy – violence is high energy, Mr. Trump, you should know this.

In case you’re unaware of the story – which it sounds like the majority of the American people are, whoops! – here’s a tid bit of Carson summarizing it for The Daily Caller last summer:

One of my friends angered me. And I just lunged at his abdomen with the knife. Probably would have seriously injured or killed him, but he happened to have on a large metal belt buckle under his clothing, upon which the blade broke.

And, of course, he fled in terror. But I was more horrified than he was, because I realized that I was trying to kill somebody over nothing—and that I would never realize my dreams of becoming a physician. And I would end up in jail, reform school, or the grave. And I just locked myself in the bathroom and started praying.

His life has since turned around, but something leads us to believe you might not like him when he’s angry… so stay on his good side, America!

[H/T: Gawker]

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