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Former Minnesota governor and pro wrestler Jesse Ventura weighs in on his 2016 presidential aspirations, and manages to clarify nothing.
Published April 29, 2014 79k views More Info »
Additional Credits
Additional Credits:
Starring - James Adomian
Featuring - Demorge Brown, Mo Welch, Phyllis Politowicz, Jun Kawashima, Phil Painter, Tony Andre Mack
Wrestlers - Joey Ryan, Willie Mack Jr, Peter Avalon from Championship Wrestling from Hollywood
Director - Ian Pfaff
Producer - Betsy Koch and Matt Mazany
Written by - James Adomian and John Roy
Director of Photography - Aaron Ulrich
Special FX Make Up -Silver Shamrock Studios
Make Up/FX Lead - Chris Mills
Production Designer - Micah Embry
Editor - Ian Pfaff
VFX - Kegan and Caleb Swyers
Camera Assist - Ray Lee
Gaffer - Ian Thomas
Best Boy Electric - Carlos Chavez
Key Grip - Bob Low
Best Boy Grip - RJ Saraza
Wardrobe Stylist - Zoe Buck
Make Up Assist - Brenna Haukendahl
Art Assists - Dani Cong, Caroline Post
Sound Mixer - Ryan Kaiser
PAs - Parker Seaman, Ali Naqvi

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(NARRATOR): THE LAND OF THE FREE
TERRIFIED. GOVERNMENT SPYING? THE HOME

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OF THE BRAVE. REPOSSESSED BY BANKERS. IS IT TIME FOR A CHANGE

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IN AMERICA?

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CAN AMERICA HOPE FOR A PRESIDENT
LIKE JESSE VENTURA?

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MAYBE.

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I'VE GOT THE QUALIFICATIONS.

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I WAS GOVERNOR OF MINNESOTA.

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I WAS A NAVY SEAL.

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AND DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE COLD
WAR I SERVED MY COUNTRY

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AS AWA TAG TEAM CHAMPION. CAN
HILARY CLINTON SAY THAT?

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UNCLE SAM IS IN THE RING RIGHT
NOW, AND HE'S TAKING A BEATING FROM

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BOTH PARTIES, BUT I'M HERE AT
RING SIDE READY TO TAG IN.

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WILL I? I DON'T KNOW.

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ARE YOU RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT?

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WHO DO YOU WANT TO ANSWER
THAT 3 AM PHONE CALL? AT 3 AM, I'VE

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ALREADY BEEN UP FOR 2 HOURS. I'VE
RUN SIX MILES, AND I'M

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PUMPING WITH GINSENG, READY FOR
RAPID RESPONSE.

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YEP.

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(ON THE PHONE): MR. PRESIDENT....

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I DON'T KNOW YET. CALL BACK LATER.

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ARE YOU GOING
TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT?

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I HAVE FOREIGN POLICY EXPERIENCE.
I LIVE IN MEXICO, AND

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HERE IN MY SURF SHACK I HAVE MAPS.

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I WOULD DISMANTLE THE NSA, AND
PARDON EDWARD SNOWDEN. I WOULD

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ALSO PARDON EDWARD VAN HALEN, AND
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS.

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BUT I DON'T EVEN KNOW IF YOU'RE RUNNING.

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THAT'S BECAUSE I BELIEVE IN SOCIAL
LIBERTY. GAY MARRIAGE.

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STRAIGHT MARRIAGE, AND LIFE LONG
TAG TEAM PARTNERSHIPS.

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SHERMAN ASKED A QUESTION.

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YEP.

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IF NOMINATED, WILL YOU RUN? AND IF
ELECTED WILL YOU SERVE?

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WELL I GOT 3 CRITERIA. YOU NEED
A GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT, AND YOU'VE

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GOT TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE DEBATES, AND YOU NEED ENFORCEMENT

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AFAIR CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS.

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AND THOSE 3 CRITERIA
BEING MET, WILL YOU RUN?

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WHAT THE FUCK?

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I'M NOT AFRAID OF THE WALL STREET
BANKS, AND I'VE ALWAYS

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FOUGHT AGAINST THE NEW WORLD ORDER,
AND I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT

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THE CLINTON'S AND THE BUSH'S.
I'M TALKING ABOUT HULK HOGAN, AND

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KEVIN NASH, AND TED DIBIASE,
AND 5 OR 6 OTHER GUYS.

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I'M READY TO TAKE ON THE RUSSIANS.
VLADIMIR PUTIN.

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NIKOLAI VOLKOFF, AND IVAN KOLOFF.

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(SCREAMS)

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BUT WILL HE RUN?

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(NIGHT ATMOSPHERE SOUNDS)

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HOW WOULD YOU EVEN KNOW?

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(THUNDER)

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