After ripping George W. Bush and expressing his desire to waterboard Dick Cheney, former governor Jesse Ventura continues his media storm, this time in a sitdown with Huffington Post.
The ex-pro wrestler minced no words, as usual.
Americans have changed in that we have a paranoia that theres a crazy Arab around every tree, Ventura told Marcus Baram. Were walking on eggshells now, when in reality you have as much chance of running into a terrorist as winning the Powerball.
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He ripped into conservative talkers, such as Bill OReilly: I always want to go on [his show], Ive got something, Im going to blast him for something. I dont want to reveal what it is so he cant prepare. But he doesnt have the courage to have me on.
On Sean Hannity, whose show Ventura guested on this week: Hes scared to death of me. It was over in a few minutes and that was it.
The former Navy SEAL said hed relish an opportunity to waterboard Hannity, a procedure he endured himself during military training: Ill bet him a thousand bucks that I can get him to say Barack Obama is the greatest president if I get him to say it, hell give the thousand to charity and if I cant, Ill give the money to charity.
Ventura didnt spare Democrats either, on torture: They condoned it. Nobody stepped forward and said this is torture. Democrats are so spineless, so afraid to go against the tide.
The always quotable Ventura has made memorable appearances on Fox News and The View in recent days, blasting the use of torture and questioning the official story of 9/11, which caused co-host Brian Kilmeade to walk off the set of Fox & Friends. (Raw Story
Barams interview of Ventura is available at this link.
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