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Renowned Hopkins Surgeon Ben Carson Will Become Washington Times Columnist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baltimore pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson will become a columnist for The Washington Times.

The paper announced Tuesday that Carson, who made headlines with his speech earlier this year at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, will write weekly on Wednesdays.

In his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast, Carson criticized political correctness for stunting healthy debate and he talked about the virtues of a flat tax. An editorial in The Wall Street Journal after his speech ran with the headline “Ben Carson for President.”

A registered independent, Carson was also a featured speaker at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in March.

The Times, founded in 1982 by the leader of the South Korea-based Unification Church, is often viewed as the conservative alternative to the Washington Post.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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