Ben Carson’s Outrageous Statements Have Made Twitter Step Up Its Meme Game

Pyramids and stabbings and West Point, oh my!

Dr. Ben Carson's recent scandals have taken the Internet by storm. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dr. Ben Carson’s recent scandals have taken the Internet by storm. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dr. Ben Carson is not having a good week. The current frontrunner for the Republican nomination for president in 2016 admitted that he believes the Egyptian pyramids were built by the Biblical Joseph to store grain. He has also had to defend several aspects of his biography, including that he tried to stab one of his friends in high school. And to top it off, on Friday Dr. Carson’s campaign admitted that he had lied about getting a full scholarship to West Point.

One happy side effect of these revelations (for the Internet, at least) is that many priceless memes about Dr. Carson have appeared on Twitter in recent days. Here’s a sampling of the best Carson content (many of which was pegged to his CNN appearance this morning):

It remains to be seen whether Dr. Carson will recover from these scandals, but they have certainly brought the Internet much joy.

Ben Carson’s Outrageous Statements Have Made Twitter Step Up Its Meme Game