The upcoming presidential vote has been gripping the US, but attention has been drawn to the nature of campaigning, with some comparing it with reality TV, rather than politics. To discuss this RT meets Jesse Ventura, a former Governor of Minnesota.
Jesse Ventura, or James George Janos, 61, is an American politician, veteran, author, former professional wrestler and actor. In the Vietnam War he served in the US Navy and later became a reservist with SEAL Team 1. In 1999, Ventura was elected the Governor of Minnesota, following his term as the mayor of Minnesota’s Brooklyn Park.