Ben Carson joked ahead of the Republican presidential debate that perhaps he'd "bring some weapons" with him to "spice" things up.
.@RealBenCarson on debate: "Maybe I’ll bring some weapons with me, spice it up a little bit.” #GOPDebate— Katherine Faulders (@Katherine Faulders)1450220910.0
The remark was prompted by a question from a reporter who asked if the soft-spoken candidate needed to "ramp it up a little bit" to distinguish himself from the nine others.
"Maybe I’ll bring some weapons with me, spice it up a little bit," Carson jokingly shot back.
Asked if he needs to ramp it up at the #GOPDebate, @realBenCarson says, "Maybe I'll bring some weapons with me." https://t.co/QOZyPUSxd1— ABC News Politics (@ABC News Politics)1450221733.0
The retired neurosurgeon has seen a significant drop in the polls in recent weeks and many political analysts have suggested he needs to break out during Tuesday's debate to reestablish his dominance.
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