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Jesse Ventura offers tips to Independence Party candidate Rob Hahn

Former Gov.

Former Gov. Jesse Ventura did a couple of media interviews last weekend when he came to town to promote his new book, and he also stopped to talk with Rob Hahn, owner of a small publishing firm and a political rookie who’s seeking the Independence Party endorsement for governor.

In a video posted on Hahn’s web site, Ventura offer three tips for the little-known candidate:

  • Stay true to your beliefs.  
  • Get in the debates.
  • Don’t get bought by special interests.

In a second video clip, Hahn and Ventura spar a bit over the ex-governor’s suggestion that the Catholic Church should be prosecuted under the federal organized crime laws for covering up sexual abuse by priests. Hahn, a Notre Dame graduate, wouldn’t go that far.