Barkley the party-switcher?

By Andrew Leonard
January 20, 2004 11:44PM (UTC)
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Commentary on the Iowa caucuses last night leaked into the NBA game on TNT. During the halftime show, the studio crew riffed on politics, and analyst Charles Barkley started talking up John Edwards -- hes even given Edwards money.

Ernie Johnson, the anchor, looked at Barkley and said: "Charles, I thought you were a Republican." (Barkley has talked about running for governor of Alabama as a Republican.)

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Barkley's response: "That was before they started screwing all the poor people!"


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