He became a man of God by age 8, was an activist by 16 and hit the road as a tour manager for the "Godfather of Soul" by 18. Next stop for Rev. Al Sharpton... reality TV? Yes, the streetwise politico is the host/life coach of Spike TV's I Hate My Job, a series that offers winners $25,000 and a chance at the career of their dreams. What makes the man once pilloried for his velour sweat suits qualified to tell people how to change their lives? "Because I've done it myself," Sharpton says. "I walked away from a lucrative show-business career to start my civil-rights organization. [Thirty] years later, I was able to run for president."TV Guide Online: In this week's premiere of I Hate My Job, you're kind of hard on the candidates.Al Sharpton: I'm rough on them because life is rough. You should not assume that just because you have a dream, the whole world is going to fold to your dream.
TVGO: Ah, so you're just kicking them into gear. Tell us a