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Charles Barkley -- Screw Politics ... I'm Out!

1/26/2011 7:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charles Barkley -- who famously announced his intention to run for Governor of Alabama in 2014 -- says he's officially abandoned his plans to run because politics are a "bad business right now."

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As you may recall, Barkley told CNN's Campbell Brown that he was "serious" about his plans to run for public office ... but last night in NY, the Round Mound of Rebound explained, "politics are not a lot of fun right now."

Vegas, on the other hand -- Chuck is always down for Sin City!


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phxgirl    

Let's see . . got caught with a hooker in his car, had alcohol and a gun, & then tried to bribe the po-po by offering a tattoo on his a** with their name on it. DAMN! He'd be a GREAT politician! He'd fit right in!!!! BTW, is his wife still w/him?

1333 days ago
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moron    

Charles, how did the white football coach at Auburn work out for you?? Racist.

1333 days ago
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pattyboy    

With Charles education and training he would be a asset to any organization. Where else can you find somebody with the intelligence to talk about a white female political figure (sarah palin) as a sex object on a national pre-game basketball program. The "hood" viewers were probably amused, but the person who ownes the network is probably pissed.

1331 days ago
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alonzo snipes    

I really have alot of respect for Charles because he keeps it real. He dont say things for people to like him, neither does he suck up to anyone. He's 100%, and thats what we need in politics, someone to keep it real instead of only trying to change their own personnal revenue.

1222 days ago
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