Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

The guy who is supposed to set the rules of engagement for, well, you know, banks and borrowers.

The guy who is supposed to be setting the guiding principles for the U.S. housing markets.

He’s a “doctor” – which, one presumes, entails SOME kind of education.


“Do you know what an REO is?”

“An Oreo?”

“No, not the cookie.”


I don’t care which side of the aisle you sit on … this guy is just plain STUPID.

For the full story, read: HUD secretary slammed for confusing REO with Oreo cookies