“Everything they’ve predicted from the very beginning has turned out to be false, and that will continue to be the case,” Carson said in an exclusive and wide-ranging interview with The Hill. “They have no concept whatsoever about me or my campaign. They want to fit us in a neat little box, and we just won’t fit there.”…

“I think it’s dawning on people that you don’t have to be a politician to have solutions or good ideas, you just need common sense,” he said. “People are recognizing that. They don’t want to continue down the same path that Republicans and Democrats have taken them. They realize we have to alter our course if we’re going to save the nation.”…

“I won’t change,” he said. “I’ve heard people say, ‘You have to have more fire.’ They want me to stomp and bang my fists, but that’s not who I am. I’m a calm and rational person. You have to be that way as a neurosurgeon.”