SPLC apologizes, takes down Ben Carson 'Extremist File' - Washington Times
So, they took him off their 'extremist' list, but still believe he's 'extreme'.:uncomfortableness:Amid heavy criticism, the Southern Poverty Law Center has apologized and removed an “Extremist File” it had posted in the fall on retired neurosurgeon and potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson.
“This week, as we’ve come under intense criticism for doing so, we’ve reviewed our profile and have concluded that it did not meet our standards, so we have taken it down and apologize to Dr. Carson for having posted it,” the group said in a statement.
The group still maintained that Mr. Carson “has, in fact, made a number of statements that express views that we believe most people would conclude are extreme.”