Whoopi Goldberg Slams Ben Carson for Endorsing Donald Trump

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“You’re Ben Carson! You’re so much better than this!” she says.

Whoopie Goldberg came for Ben Carson Thursday when he appeared on The View to explain and defend his endorsement of Donald Trump for President.

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When she asked him why he had decided to support the Republican front-runner, Carson joked that his first choice went with him when he dropped out and stated,

“I was going remain neutral, but then I realized that the political establishment was going to protect their turf,” said Carson.

Whatever that means.

“You have aligned yourself with a man who has bashed women, made countless racist remarks and you’re Ben Carson, why would you align yourself with that?” Goldberg pressed.

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To which Carson replied, “You have to look at the good and the bad. There is no perfect person.”

But the ladies of The View were not having it. They spilled some tea on Trump, citing numerous accounts of outright misconduct, including his not-so-quiet acceptance of the endorsement by the KKK.

“You’re Ben Carson! You’re so much better than this!” says a perplexed Whoopi Goldberg.

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Watch the segment here.

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