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Jesse Ventura: Palin is Too Inexperienced
Newsmax ^ | 9/8/08 | Dave Patten

Posted on 09/08/2008 2:48:32 PM PDT by pissant

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, who flirted with running for president as an independent, tells Newsmax that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is too inexperienced to serve as vice president.

“Now here she is, after not even having been there for two years, she’s now going to be the VP!?” asked the 57-year-old actor and former pro wrestler.

“I can tell you, after two years of being governor, you still don’t always fully understand being governor. And now she’s going to be a heartbeat away from a man who already had cancer, and he’s 73 years old.

“I mean, realistically, John McCain could drop dead a week into office. She would then be the top person in the world. Is she prepared for that? I don’t believe so, having been a governor. After not even serving two years as governor, I was not prepared to be president.”

Ventura also took Palin to task for not completing her term as Alaska’s governor.

“I believe in finishing the job you originally got elected to,” he tells Newsmax. “Sarah Palin owes the state of Alaska two more years of being its governor. That was the agreement she made with voters.”

The former Navy SEAL commando added, “That’s like joining the Navy, and deciding after two years you’d rather be a real estate person, so you’ll quit the Navy. Well, it doesn’t quite work that way, does it? And that’s how I feel about it. I feel Sarah Palin owes two years yet to her home state serving as governor before she serves as the vice president. She should have turned it down, in my opinion. She’s not ready for it.”

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 2008veep; jesseventura; mccainpalin; palin
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1 posted on 09/08/2008 2:48:32 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Is this the same guy who, with similar experience as Palin, last week said he would run for President in 2012?


2 posted on 09/08/2008 2:50:14 PM PDT by mnehring (Mavrick/Barracuda 2008)
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To: pissant

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura,....

I like the sound of that!


3 posted on 09/08/2008 2:50:39 PM PDT by oust the louse (NOT voting this November is a vote for Barack Hussein Obama....think about that.)
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To: pissant

Be quiet you loser.
What was your experience before running a state?


4 posted on 09/08/2008 2:50:57 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: pissant
FWIW

Fermented horse urine is probably worth more than Jesse's opinion on the matter.

5 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:12 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: pissant

What, does the media interview EVERY LOSER ON EARTH, until they find some sexist pig to bad mouth Palin?


6 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:30 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: pissant
“Sarah Palin owes the state of Alaska two more years of being its governor. That was the agreement she made with voters.”

Wouldn't that be for the voters to decide in November? A lot of nerve to speak for voters from a guy who doesn't even live in the country half the year.

7 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:30 PM PDT by mnehring (Mavrick/Barracuda 2008)
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To: pissant

Which is very little if nothing. Jesse is now a truther who is going to join Ron Paul and his merry band of conspiracy theorist.


8 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:34 PM PDT by Perdogg (Maverick - Barracuda 2008)
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To: pissant

Jesse, how popular were you again? What did you accomplish for your state? How’d that re-election turn out for you?

Apperently, you’ve got time to bleed...


9 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:36 PM PDT by Frank_Discussion (May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather!)
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To: pissant

What, does the media interview EVERY LOSER ON EARTH, until they find some sexist pig to bad mouth Palin?


10 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:45 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: pissant
I feel Sarah Palin owes two years yet to her home state serving as governor before she serves as the vice president. She should have turned it down, in my opinion.

But the O-man being MIA in the Senate is o-kay.

Jessie's taken too many hits.

11 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:52 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: pissant

Steroid abuse continues to take its toll on Jesse......


12 posted on 09/08/2008 2:51:56 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Fight Crime. Shoot Back.)
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To: pissant

Sarah is more experienced that McCain and Obama combined.


13 posted on 09/08/2008 2:52:04 PM PDT by Jane Austen (Boycott the Bahamas!)
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To: pissant

Jesse Ventura is one bad joke told too many times.


14 posted on 09/08/2008 2:52:06 PM PDT by jrooney (Obama's mentor says God Da*n America. That explains Obama's refusal to put his hand over his heart.)
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To: pissant
She's not running for President... she accepted McCain's offer to be a running mate and if she felt she wasn't ready for national politics, she would have turned it down. No one is ready to be President!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

15 posted on 09/08/2008 2:52:09 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: snarkytart

Pro wrestler and actor. LMAO!


16 posted on 09/08/2008 2:52:13 PM PDT by CholeraJoe (So What!? I'm still a rock star!)
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To: pissant

He is a KOOKBALL 911 truther. Need I say more. Of course the media will put it PAGE ONE BREAKING ALERT!!!


17 posted on 09/08/2008 2:53:07 PM PDT by screaminsunshine
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To: pissant
Does anyone really care what this sideshow freak of a former governor thinks?!
18 posted on 09/08/2008 2:53:14 PM PDT by T Lady (The Mainstream Media: Public Enemy #1)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Maybe we should get the opinions of Sgt Slaughter, The Rock, and Stone Cold Steve Austin before we make up our mind?


19 posted on 09/08/2008 2:53:24 PM PDT by mnehring (Mavrick/Barracuda 2008)
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To: pissant

Just dang!


20 posted on 09/08/2008 2:53:34 PM PDT by libbylu
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To: pissant

Jesse “The Troofer” Ventura really shouldn’t question the governing abilities of others.


21 posted on 09/08/2008 2:53:35 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: pissant

Oh, Jesse, you big knucklehead, STFU!!


22 posted on 09/08/2008 2:53:53 PM PDT by McKayopectate
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To: pissant

What did Jesse do when he was governor? Palin has already done 3 times as much.


23 posted on 09/08/2008 2:54:00 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: CholeraJoe

I guess it would be different if she knew how to smash someone’s head into the ring buckle.


24 posted on 09/08/2008 2:54:22 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: pissant

Former fake wrestler Jesse was good for one thing; he pissed-off the Dems. Then the steroids ate his brain.


25 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:00 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Amazing how Obama, Rangell, Biden and Dodd all got killer mortgage rates and below cost property.)
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To: mnehrling

What Jesse is really telling us is that in 1-1/2 years as governor of MN, Jesse did absolutely nothing, and so he figures that Palin did nothing as well.

Of course, he’s incorrect in that assumption.


26 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:29 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: pissant

Anything to stay relevant.


27 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:35 PM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: pissant

I think Jesse’s adVentura in politics is over. I guess he’ll be going back to rolling around with men in spandex.


28 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:36 PM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: pissant

Jesse Ventura — Independent — Outspoken — Irreverent — Sometimes Pretty D*&n Stupid


29 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:37 PM PDT by farmer18th (Iraqi Nation Building GWB-Style: "No law that contradicts.. Islam may be established")
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To: CholeraJoe

He’s whack-he was on Leno’s show and they asked about him being one of the conspiracy theory believers that thinks 9-11 was an inside job!! I guess is Palin had been a wrestler she would be more qualified?!! By the way did anyone else see him on Leno and notice his head shakes like maybe early stages Parkinsons?


30 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:44 PM PDT by LYSandra
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To: pissant

31 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:44 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: mnehrling

Bingo. Experience need for thee, but not for me...


32 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:48 PM PDT by tips up
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To: pissant

My husband and I really considered who we would want in charge. It wasn’t McCain, it wasn’t Biden, and it sure wasn’t Obama who is run by Michelle, it was Palin.

She is a determined fighter.

But if we are at war, McCain and Palin are the best ticket.

Sometimes the best thinking is not what everyone thinks it is.


33 posted on 09/08/2008 2:55:49 PM PDT by dforest
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To: pissant

Well, you have to admit that when it comes to executive experience Governor Palin is certainly no Barack Hussein Obama.


34 posted on 09/08/2008 2:56:04 PM PDT by scory
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To: pissant

How's that XFL deak working out for you Jesse?

35 posted on 09/08/2008 2:56:05 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: pissant
Does anyone really take this joker seriously?

He's as nutty as Ron Paul.

36 posted on 09/08/2008 2:56:09 PM PDT by RasterMaster (CHANGE is not a destination - HOPE is not a strategy!)
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To: FormerACLUmember

next up Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Michael Dukasis, John Kerry, and Al Gore. How about the great advisors also. Beckel, Shrum, raspy voice lady on Fox. Winners in life I’ll tell you. They make $$ but couldn’t win and election if their life depended on it.


37 posted on 09/08/2008 2:57:32 PM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: pissant

Being VP is like being a “real-estate person” now?

This guy is all over the place. Like a boned halibut.


38 posted on 09/08/2008 2:57:57 PM PDT by agere_contra (This election is the showdown between the producers and the non-producers in our society.)
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To: pissant
“That’s like joining the Navy, and deciding after two years you’d rather be a real estate person, so you’ll quit the Navy.

No, its like joining the Navy, and deciding after two years you'd rather be a SEAL.

I'd be inclined to agree that two years isn't a lot of experience. So how would he compare that to a guy who's never been a governor, never showed up for work as a state senator, and has been a US senator for all of a hundred and some-odd days? If he were running as McCain's vp, I'd be worried because he has almost no experience at all, and what experience he has he keeps trying to hide.

39 posted on 09/08/2008 2:58:09 PM PDT by marron
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I think Jesse’s had too many headlocks in his time.

He’s really embarrassing.


40 posted on 09/08/2008 2:58:16 PM PDT by imintrouble
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To: pissant

This is your brain on steriods


41 posted on 09/08/2008 2:58:33 PM PDT by lormand
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To: dead

Nuff said.


42 posted on 09/08/2008 2:58:43 PM PDT by MES401067
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To: pissant

ROFL, this STUPID F$%K was the mayor of friggin’ Brooklyn Park, which is the armpit (or one of the armpits) of the Twin Cities. Jesse “The Anus” Ventura has very little room to criticize ANYBODY else.


43 posted on 09/08/2008 2:59:05 PM PDT by lesser_satan (Satire today, headlines tomorrow...)
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To: pissant
Mr Ventura, thanks for your services both in the military and government.

Now sit down, buckle up and STFU already.

44 posted on 09/08/2008 2:59:09 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (McCain/Palin 2008 : Palin the Paladin 2012)
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To: snarkytart

//What was your experience before running a state?//

Well he was a trained killer, then a pro wrestler.


45 posted on 09/08/2008 2:59:38 PM PDT by valkyry1 (McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: pissant

Ventura is still an idiot!


46 posted on 09/08/2008 3:00:12 PM PDT by lonestar
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To: pissant

Jessie, while I appreciate and respect your prior service as a SEAL, your opinion about Sarah Palin is ignorant and unwanted. Dig a fighting hole and stay there - PLEASE...


47 posted on 09/08/2008 3:01:09 PM PDT by GunnyB (Once a Marine, Always a Marine)
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To: pissant

You go Jessie!


48 posted on 09/08/2008 3:01:09 PM PDT by rrrod
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To: pissant; All
"Jesse Ventura: Palin is Too Inexperienced"

Mr TestosteroneRest Assured

49 posted on 09/08/2008 3:01:26 PM PDT by musicman (Sarah Palin Runs A STATE - Barack Obama Runs His MOUTH)
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To: snarkytart

>>>Be quiet you loser.
>>>What was your experience before running a state?

Mayor of a small town, Brooklyn Park, MN, population 67,388.


50 posted on 09/08/2008 3:02:36 PM PDT by NC28203
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