Twitter users have been adding the #bencarsonwikipedia hashtag to jokes about the Republican candidate’s questionable claims.
Most of today’s Twitter fun comes after the revelation that a story Carson told for many years about his early life isn’t true — that he was invited to attend West Point. Carson’s campaign was forced to admit the story was a lie after being confronted with the fact West Point could not confirm it.
But Twitterers are also twittering about a few of Carson’s other absurd claims… like that the pyramids in Egypt were built to store grain.
Here are some highlights:
#bencarsonwikipedia. All the stone inside the pyramids is petrified wheat. Duh. What do think dinosaurs ate in the desert?
Roombas are cyborg anchor babies. #bencarsonwikipedia
The Berlin Wall was erected because of the great popularity of racket ball in Germany. #bencarsonwikipedia
#bencarsonwikipedia The square root of any number is always four, because a square has four sides