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Jesse Ventura Unloads On Millionaires, 'Duck Dynasty' And Drones

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Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura speaking about his book 'They Killed Our President' October 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. Ventura, who is considering a long-shot independent run for the White House, said he would immediately clear the intelligence leakers Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden if elected. Ventura, who served as governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003 and is an avid proponent of conspiracy theories, said it was 'wonderful' for individuals within government to expose abuses. Ventura's | BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI via Getty Images

Former pro wrestler Jesse “The Body” Ventura pulled off a rare upset in 1998, becoming the fifth person in five decades to win a governor’s race as neither a Democrat nor a Republican. Since leaving the Minnesota statehouse in 2003, Ventura has stumped for third-party candidates, authored books including “Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me” and “American Conspiracies,” and publicly toyed with running for president in 2016. A decade after hosting a short-lived MSNBC show, last month Ventura launched a new show on Ora.TV, broadcast from “an undisclosed location” in the Baja Peninsula of Mexico.

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