By Maya Rhodan
November 13, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina came out swinging against Donald Trump on Thursday, slamming comments the business mogul made about Ben Carson.

“Donald, sorry, I’ve got to interrupt again. You would know something about pathological,” Fiorina wrote on Facebook, citing Trump’s statements yesterday that the retired neurosurgeon has a “pathological temper.” Trump also compared what he called Carson’s “pathological” tendencies to that of a child molester.

At a campaign rally in Iowa on Thursday, Trump told the gathered crowd not be fooled by Carson’s stories–including some passages from his book that are facing new questions. Trump challenged members of the audience to try stabbing him around his belt-buckle, a reference to Carson’s writing that he had once tried to stab someone but failed because a belt buckle broke the blade. “Somebody hits you in the belt, the knife is going in because the belt moves this way,” he said. “It moves this way. It moves that way. He hit the belt buckle. You want to try it on me? Believe me it ain’t going to work.”

Trump, who is lagging behind Carson in new polls, launched attack lines against most of the presidential candidates during his rally on Thursday but it was his tirade against Carson that Fiorina seemed to have the most issue with.

“Anyone can turn a multi-million dollar inheritance into more money, but all the money in the world won’t make you as smart as Ben Carson,” Fiorina wrote.

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