Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday said that while he does not support the tactics of the militia that has taken over a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, he believes that the federal government has too much control over the country's land.
"Well, you know, the tendency for everybody is to, you know, come down on one side or the other side, government's bad, these people are bad," Carson said when asked about the takeover in Oregon. "I would think that we should try to look at things from both perspectives. Why, in fact, do these ranchers feel that way? Let's hear their grievances. I don't condone them taking over, you know, a federal building. You know, we have better ways of expressing our displeasure than that."
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