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Jesse Ventura: ‘You give me a waterboard, Dick Cheney and one hour …’

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura appeared on “Larry King Live” Monday.

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura appeared on “Larry King Live” Monday. Speaking critically about President Bush’s policies and the state of the economy, Ventura said, “Obama inherited something I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy.”  He then criticized the Bush administration’s use of waterboarding on detainees, explaining to King that he was waterboarded during training as a Navy Seal and that there’s no question it’s torture. “You give me a waterboard, Dick Cheney, and one hour, and I’ll have him confess to the Sharon Tate murders,” Ventura said. Ventura, who currently lives in Mexico, also offered a solution to the Mexican drug-war situation.