A Correction On The Ben Carson Campaign Suspension Story

With thanks to Diana West for the Twitter timeline, contrary to what CNN claimed here about not publishing a report that Ben Carson was suspending or ending his campaign, in fact CNN did publish a story that Carson was not going on to New Hampshire – but the report was not as Iowa Congressman Steve King represented the information in his tweets.  One thing led to another.  The partially correct information was passed by Ted Cruz’s people along to GOP precinct captains, without contacting Carson’s camp for clarification.  You can read King’s Twitter thread beneath the break:

 

https://twitter.com/SteveKingIA

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    I respect Ben Carson & regret any miscommunications. Perhaps supporters r unaware of this CNN story.

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    Steve King Retweeted Chris Moody

    Carson looks like he is out. Iowans need to know before they vote. Most will go to Cruz, I hope.

    Steve King added,

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    Steve King Retweeted Chris Moody

    Skipping NH & SC is the equivalent of suspending. Too bad this information won’t get to all caucus goers.

    Steve King added,

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    Tonight is a binary choice for . Cruz or Trump. Cruz checks all boxes for me. A vote for others is a vote for Trump. Vote Cruz.

 

About John L. Work

John Lloyd Work has taken the detective thriller genre and woven an occasional political thread throughout his books, morphing what was once considered an arena reserved for pure fiction into believable, terrifying, futuristic, true-to-life “faction”. He traveled the uniformed patrolman’s path, answering brutal domestic violence calls, high speed chases, homicides, suicides, armed robberies, breaking up bar fights, and the accompanying sporadic unpredictable moments of terror - which eventually come to all police officers, sometimes when least expected. He gradually absorbed the hard fact that the greatest danger a cop faces comes in the form of day-to-day encounters with emotionally disturbed, highly intoxicated people. Those experiences can wear a cop down, grinding on his own emotions and psyche. Prolonged exposure to the worst of people and people at their worst can soon make him believe that the world is a sewer. That police officer’s reality is a common thread throughout Work’s crime fiction books. Following his graduation from high school, Work studied music and became a professional performer, conductor and teacher. Life made a sudden, unexpected turn when, one afternoon in 1976, his cousin, who eventually became the Chief of the Ontario, California, Police Department, talked him into riding along during a patrol shift. The musician was hooked into becoming a police officer. After working for two years as a reserve officer in Southern California and in Boulder, Colorado, he joined the Longmont, Colorado Police Department. Work served there for seven years, investigating crimes as a patrolman, detective and patrol sergeant. In 1989 he joined the Adams County, Colorado Sheriff’s Office, where he soon learned that locking a criminal up inside a jail or prison does not put him out of business. As a sheriff’s detective he investigated hundreds of crimes, including eleven contract murder conspiracies which originated “inside the walls”. While serving on the Adams County North Metro Gang Task Force and as a member of the Colorado Security Threat Intelligence Network Group (STING), Work designed a seminar on how a criminal’s mind formulates his victim selection strategy. Over a period of six years he taught that class in sheriff’s academies and colleges throughout Colorado. He saw the world of crime both inside the walls and out on the streets. His final experiences in the criminal law field were with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office, where for nearly two years he investigated felonies from the defense side of the Courtroom. Twenty-two years of observing human nature at its worst, combined with watching some profound changes in America’s culture and political institutions, provided plenty of material for his first three books. A self-published author, he just finished writing his tenth thriller.
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