That Time Jesse Ventura Was Elected Governor
Courtesy of fivethirtyeight.com:
Remember when a former professional wrestler got himself elected as the governor of a major state?
In 1998, Jesse “The Body” Ventura, a WWF star turned political independent and crusader, defeated two major-party candidates to win the Minnesota governor’s mansion. The latest documentary in our “Signals” series — “Shock the World,” directed by Zak Knutson — revisits one of the most amazing elections in American history.
Watch the documentary here!
Editor’s note: This is a great documentary of the 1999 CAC Iron Mike Mazurki award winner, Jesse Ventura!