Many in the media are excited by the stories swirling around Dr. Ben Carson, who is, depending on which poll you consult, either leading or in second place in the hunt for the GOP presidential nomination.

Hugh Hewitt is a nationally syndicated talk radio host, law professor at Chapman University's Fowler School of Law, and author, most recently of The Queen: The Epic Ambition of Hillary and the Coming of a Second "Clinton Era." He posts daily at HughHewitt.com and is on Twitter @hughhewitt.
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