Donald Trump, Bob Knight Collude to Steal All the Straight Talk

There was only one man in the Hoosier state who could have taken the stage and been as frank, unrestrained, carefree, confrontational and colorful as Donald Trump.

Bob Knight, the coaching legend who made his name at Indiana University, strode to the podium inside the Indiana Farmers Coliseum dressed in a familiar crimson sweater and spoke in a familiar tongue. "They talk about [Trump] not being presidential," Knight said.

"I don't know what the hell that means."

Naturally.

Knight and Trump are kindred spirits, both renowned or notorious, depending on your view, for their bluntness and combativeness and lack of concern about their public perception for either trait. It was a certainty that the ex-leader of the IU men's basketball program, fired in 2000 after violating a zero-tolerance conduct policy, would praise Trump effusively. But he took hyperbole by the shoulders and hugged the heck out of it.

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