“What? No, I don’t think I still work at the H U D. I quit a while ago,” HUD Secretary and renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson told the press. “I think I left there maybe one, two three years ago.”

Spotting their confusion, Carson’s wife stepped in to explain. “Oh, my Ben is brilliant. But he’s a brilliant neurosurgeon, and that’s a different type of smart. You’ll have to forgive him.”