CNN is the home of next week’s Republican debate, and tonight’s ever-encroaching instance of corporate synergy found Turner’s Charles Barkley being forced, hostage-proof-of-life style, to talk politics. And talk he did, slamming Donald Trump and trashing CNN—saying the network has “done an awful job this election.”
The fun thing about LeBron is that he is famous enough to inspire enough different varieties of strong feeling in people that he can now mean just about whatever you want him to mean. Prodigal son. A man in full. Coward. Traitor.
Congressman J.C. Watts opines: "The values that Republicans espouse in terms of capitalism, free enterprise, responsibility, working hard, sacrifice and commitment – that message probably resonates with the majority of athletes a lot more."[Politico.com]