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Kenny Smith asks Sir Charles Barkley his favorite president is, and Barkley responds with Abraham Lincoln. His reasons were I guess, pretty solid. "Abraham Lincoln is my new favorite president, wanna know why? Cause if it wasn't for him we'd be calling Ernie boss." Barkley was obviously making a reference to Lincoln's fight against slavery, and made it really awkward for Ernie Johnson, the only white guy on the set at the time. Check out the video below for a good laugh.
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