Ben Carson Can’t Place New England On A Map (PHOTO)

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November 18, 2015 9:34 a.m.

Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson on Tuesday expressed his support for a growing contingent of governors who are against allowing Syrian refugees into the United States — but he shared an incorrect graphic of the lower 48 states in the process.

Carson’s campaign shared the botched map, which transposed much of New England above New Hampshire, on Twitter and Facebook.

“I am standing with the 31 Governors who are fighting to keep our nation safe,” the Facebook post, which has since been deleted, read. “We do not currently have the means to adequately vet the thousands of refugees that the Obama Administration wants to bring into the United States.”

Here’s the full graphic:

Special thanks to TPM reader DR for flagging the map

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