CP Politics has the transcript:
“I certainly like the individual you just had on, Rand Paul. And it’s not just because he’s a doctor, like I am,” Carson told Fox’s Sean Hannity on Monday when asked who he likes most out of those possibly seeking a 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
“[Paul] thinks quite logically, and, you know, he has courage. He’s willing to take positions that some other people won’t,” Carson continued.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) won one in four (25 percent) of the 2,930 ballots cast …
“And part of the problem that we’re having right now is that a lot of people who lack courage, who always want everybody to adore them, and they just are not willing to take stands based on real convictions, and when I see that, I’m very impressed with it,” Carson added.