Charles Barkley tells Campbell Brown some whites will vote for Obama, but tell their friends they didn't.

[Barkley, talking like a statesman, if not sitting like one]

Former NBA great and ex-GOP booster Charles Barkley has assessed the political landscape and told CNN’s Campbell Brown last night why he’s fit to govern Alabama.  “I can’t screw up Alabama … We are number 48 in everything and Arkansas and Mississippi aren’t going anywhere,” Barkley said.

Indeed, and if I may play spin doctor for Sir Charles, when he says, “The public school system in this country is the worst it has ever been and what that does is that hurts crime, it hurts the judicial system …”, he is NOT running on a platform of better educating criminals to improve their work. The full transcript is here.