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Barkley not fit to be governor

Can he be wise on occasion? Yes. Is he amusing? Absolutely. But if the people of Alabama elect Charles Barkley to be governor, they're crazy.

Updated: July 28, 2006, 12:35 PM ET
By Skip Bayless | Page 2

Let's say some unknown but wealthy white guy with absolutely no experience in politics called the Birmingham News and announced he was running for governor of Alabama.

Let's say he publicly admitted he has a gambling problem and that "I am not a role model." Let's say it was no secret he hasn't always been the best husband. And let's say he once threw somebody through a plate-glass window in a bar.

Would he have a snowball's chance in Mobile of winning? Of course not. He would ...

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