Well here is a new twist, an African American Republican. It gets better as a new poll of young Americans show him topping the field of potential Republican candidates for president.

Dr. Ben Carson a Maryland neurosurgeon who said that President Obama’s health care overhaul was the worst thing since slavery, will deliver a speech at a fundraising dinner for the University of Mobile Thursday.

In a survey of Americans ages 18 to 29 Carson was the top choice among Republicans, with 10 percent, Rand Paul was at 8 percent and Mike Huckabee and Jeb Bush both at 7 percent.  Read more at al.com