Step right on up and watch a suicide of the political variety right before your very eyes. It’s ugly. It’s gruesome. And you won’t be able to take your eyes off watching the death of a political career just moments after its announcement.

The pro-gay and pro-choice former NBA star Charles Barkley says conservatives are fake Christians because they’re not pro-gay and pro-choice. Which is to say not Charles Barkley. Barkley announced that he’ll be running for governor of Arizona in 2014. My favorite part is how CNN announcer Wolf Blitzer tries to give him room to squirrel out but Barkley doesn’t take it.