1. It’s so damn good to be an untouchable.
When you’re an un-fireable personality, you can let it fly and say exactly how you feel without repercussions. There are very few untouchables in sports media. You can count them on one hand.
Enter Sir Charles Barkley.
In an interview with CNBC, the NBA analyst unloaded on people who are not vaccinated and weighed in specifically on athletes who have not gotten jabbed.
“The only people who are not vaccinated are just a--holes,” he says.
Barkley expanded on that straightforward point, saying, “Can you imagine if one of these guys that are not vaccinated, if they get one of these players’ kids, wives, girlfriends, moms and dads sick and they die over some unnecessary conspiracy bulls---.