Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is a lot of things -— he is a former professional wrestler, a former Navy SEAL, a devoted fan of surfing, and an Independent with a deep distrust of political parties ... and the TSA.
The TSA? That's right. Ventura has tried, unsuccessfully, to sue the TSA for invasion of privacy, for what he says are intrusive screenings at airports. And as a result, Ventura won't get on a plane. Even Mexico, where he spends much of each year surfing.
But one place that Ventura isn't driving these days is Washington DC. In a new book, Ventura declares the political system in this country broken and compares the two parties, to rival street gangs — forever engaged in violence, but with no end or positive outcome in sight.
"Don't vote for a Democrat or Republican, I have never voted for one in my life and I never will," said Ventura, author of a new book "DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government." In it, Ventura compares the two mainRead More »from Why the wrestler won’t get on a plane: Former Governor Jesse Ventura on flying and other political advice for voters