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Ben Carson has come under fire recently for claims he’s made about his life story that may not have been entirely true. And it’s not as though this is all coming from far-left conspiracy mongers. The latest barrage is from a veritable spokesman for the conventional wisdom: MSNBC’s own former GOP congressman, Joe Scarborough.

Joe called to task all his conservative admirers — who were praising him last week, after he went on a tear against supposed liberal media bias — to listen to him now, as he chewed out the GOP frontrunner in merciless fashion.

“This morning, I’m telling the truth to Ben Carson: You’re lying, and you need to come out front, and you need to admit it,” Scarborough said. “Because it’s only gonna get worse from here.”

Video via Morning Joe/MSNBC.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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