“You know, if I’m successful in this endeavor to become president of the United States, it’s very likely I would be a one-term president,” he said, according to The Wall Street Journal.
“[It is] because there are some tough things we have to attack,” Carson added. “We cannot continue down this path.”
The retired neurosurgeon bemoaned the GOP base’s impossibly high standards for its conservative credentials.
“Republicans have this mental disorder that says, ‘A person doesn’t agree with me 100 percent, I’m not with them, I’m going to go and sit down,’ ” Carson said during a campaign stop in Las Vegas.