It's Not My Party, So I'll Leave If I Want To

He has worn a feather boa. He has body-slammed and headlocked his opponents. But the struggle over the Reform Party was too much for the former Navy SEAL and onetime professional wrestler. JESSE VENTURA was done with the party's atomization into factions and fiefs, the carping from Dallas, its creeping Buchananism. When JOHN ANDERSON, who ran for President as an independent in 1980, visited Ventura in Minnesota a few months back, he could tell the Governor was getting fed up. "He was tired of the dramatis personae," recalls Anderson, who briefly flirted with the idea of seeking the Reform Party nod....

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