Outspoken NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, now a TNT basketball analyst, described his emotional state following the election results as “shellshocked” the last 48 hours because of his chosen candidate, presumably Hillary Clinton, unexpectedly lost.
However, using a phrase liberal Democrats often use against Republicans, a phrase repeatedly used during the Clinton scandals of the 1990’s, now is the time to “move on.”
“I was disappointed that my candidate didn’t win,” Barkley revealed. “But like I say, it’s over now, he’s going to be the President of the United States, we have to respect the office, and we have to give him a chance,” Barkey urged.
“Somebody always loses an election,” Barkley, a Democrat, continued, noting that “we” won the last two elections with Obama, and reiterated that he respects the office and that it’s time to give Donald Trump a chance.
Barkley is quite different than many hate-spewing progressives. GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney literally sent out an email to all employees following the election results that if they didn’t agree with him on his highly negative assessment of Donald Trump that they should send in their resignation letters.
“Everything he’s said in the past, that’s water under the bridge,” Barkley said. “And we have to support him because he’s the President of the United States of America.”