Ben Carson used an apparently fake Joseph Stalin quote — and the Internet loved it

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Ben Carson, toward the end of Saturday's CBS Republican presidential debate, decided for some reason to quote Joseph Stalin.

"Joseph Stalin said if you want to bring America down, you have to undermine three things: our spiritual life, our patriotism and our morality," Carson said.

Carson was making a point about the country needing someone like him to stop its decline -- we think. It was kind of a weird use of the quote, to be honest.

It was even weirder considering there is no solid proof that Stalin ever said it.





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