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Mon Feb 29, 2016, 06:50 PM

Jesse Ventura: I’ll Run for President If Bernie Loses

Minneapolis — Jesse Ventura told The Daily Beast he will run for president if Bernie Sanders does not win the Democratic nomination.

Ventura was elected the governor of Minnesota as an independent in 1998 after serving as a Navy SEAL and professional wrestler. Ventura said his campaign was so successful at showing an outsider could be elected that Trump and Sanders are “ripping him off.” He bets he can do it again if Sanders loses and the election is Hillary Clinton vs. Trump.

“They’re setting the groundwork for me because if Bernie loses, by the time we get to June, how sick are the people going to be of all these people,” he said while dressed in a Jimmy Hendrix shirt under a blazer and SEALs beanie.

“See I’m an independent and I despise the two parties,” Ventura, who speaks as if he is prepared to tackle you, continued. “I love what Trump’s doing to the Republicans. He’s got them in complete disarray. In fact, it looks like the WWE when you watch their debates.”

“I support the revolution of what’s happening here,” Ventura said after telling a local that he worked for most “level-headed” news outlet (RT America). “There’s three things where I stand with Bernie on more so than Trump. Number one is campaign is finance reform,” two is “the war,” and three is ending the War on Drugs.

Ventura’s main cause of concern with Trump is his hawkish nature, suggesting that the man who claims he will “bomb the shit out of ISIS” will get the U.S. stuck in more quagmires.

https://twitter.com/thedailybeast/status/704432727152566272


Yeah, might as well... This primary season can't get any crazier!

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Reply Jesse Ventura: I’ll Run for President If Bernie Loses (Original post)
Blue_Tires Feb 2016 OP
arcane1 Feb 2016 #1
pangaia Feb 2016 #5
arcane1 Feb 2016 #8
Merryland Feb 2016 #2
The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 2016 #4
arcane1 Feb 2016 #9
Land Shark Feb 2016 #3
thesquanderer Feb 2016 #6
nadinbrzezinski Feb 2016 #7
PonyUp Mar 2016 #10
MineralMan Mar 2016 #11

Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 06:52 PM

1. The last thing we need is that gullible dumb-ass being taken seriously n/t

 

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 07:09 PM

5. You mean another one?

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Response to pangaia (Reply #5)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 08:52 PM

8. Indeed! n/t

 

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 07:02 PM

2. They misspelled Jimi Hendrix as "Jimmy" Hendrix

But I kind of like the idea of Jesse Ventura running if Bernie loses...

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Response to Merryland (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 07:08 PM

4. No, you don't. Trust me. He was my governor

and he's a dingbat. He's not like Trump, exactly - while he's an egomaniac, I don't think he has evil intent, and he's not a hater like Trump. But he really, really sucked as a governor because he couldn't get along with anybody, and he spent way too much time fighting with the local media. He should not be president, under any circumstances.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 08:53 PM

9. It only took me one episode of his inane conspiracy theory tv show to know he sucks.

 

Whether he actually believed the crap he was happily swallowing or not is irrelevant. Either way, keep him out of office!

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 07:06 PM

3. whoa. gotta wonder if this is serious or not. (edited)

In the end are we going to have a General election field of umpteen candidates (at least in some states)?

on edit yeah he does have a campaign site but has not announced. http://jesseventura2016.com/

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 07:09 PM

6. Well I guess that at least means he won't be Trump's VP pick. (n/t)

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 07:10 PM

7. Ok that means potentially

 

Trump

Hillary

Jesse

Conservative party (They do not have a name yet, but hey, late night back and forth and a friend of mine and I came with that possible new brand name for the third party the Rs are talking)

Mike Bloomberg

Get the popcorn, all rules you all know currently litter the ground.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Tue Mar 1, 2016, 11:18 AM

10. What a mess this has become! n/t

 

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Tue Mar 1, 2016, 11:23 AM

11. Run, Jesse, Run!

We need another nutcase candidate to compete with Trump. You go!

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