Stop the presses! Jesse Ventura may run for president in ’08:
Refreshed from a semester as a visiting professor at Harvard University, former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he’s considering an independent run for the White House in 2008, although he acknowledges that being leader of the free world might be too confining for him.
‘That’s an issue with me. I love my freedom,’ Ventura said in an interview with The Associated Press at his office at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. ‘The part that would bug me is I wouldn’t be able to get up in the night and drive to the 7-11 for a Slurpee, not without them blocking off the roads, welding the manhole covers shut, and everything else that goes along with it.’
I know what you mean, Jess. Back in my radio days, I was world famous in Peoria…