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Charles Barkley: Our Political System Is Set Up To "Divide And Conquer," Make People Not Like Each Other

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Former NBA star Charles Barkley preached Saturday during March Madness that political parties and elites "divide and conquer" Americans in order to "keep their grasp on money and power."


CHARLES BARKLEY: Man, I think most white people and black people are great people. I really believe that in my heart, but I think our system is set up where our politicians, whether they’re Republicans or Democrats, are designed to make us not like each other so they can keep their grasp of money and power.

They divide and conquer.

I truly believe in my heart most white people and black people are awesome people, but we’re so stupid following our politicians, whether they’re Republicans or Democrats, and their only job is, ‘Hey, let’s make these people not like each other. We don’t live in their neighborhoods, we all got money, let’s make the whites and blacks not like each other, let’s make rich people and poor people not like each other, let’s scramble the middle class.

I truly believe that in my heart.
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