Pop quiz: What is wrong with this map of the U.S. Ben Carson made?

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Short answer? A few things.

The motto of the state of Connecticut is "Qui transtulit sustinet" which means ""He who is transplanted still sustains." Speaking of transplanting, where'd Connecticut go on this map?

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The official Ben Carson Twitter account also published the image.

This is a very interesting interpretation of the United States? That's not where Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island go at all!


Instagram commenter red_head_ed is right, the Carson campaign cartographer has to hit the bricks.

Reid Epstein of the Wall Street Journal had a very good joke about this.

Ben Carson's grasp of U.S. geography and digital design? Not great.

David Matthews operates the Wayback Machine on Fusion.net—hop on. Got a tip? Email him: david.matthews@fusion.net

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