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Trevor Booker gets into it with some radio guys

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Trevor Booker doesn’t not suffer fools gladly, as the saying goes. If he believes in something, you’re going to hear about it.

So after the third presidential debate, Booker made it clear who he thought had won.

For some reason, that disturbed a college radio sportscaster, Nick Morgesen of WHPC, the Nassau Community College radio station.

Booker did not let that pass unanswered, college kid or not.

He helpfully corrected Morgesen’s grammar.

Morgesen responded, in his best shockjock manner.

And his co-host, who says he’s a Nets fan but thinks athletes shouldn’t talk politics, compared Trump with Booker (who does have an $18.4 million guaranteed deal with the Nets and we doubt has ever taken a $900 million loss on his taxes.)

In the end, Morgesen and Talkofsky faced a barrage of tweets from Booker supporters

Bottom line from the exchange: Claiming athletes forfeit their rights as citizens is ridiculous. Athletes nowadays resent being characterized as jocks only. And oh yeah, Trevor Booker doesn’t shrink from controversy.