November 3, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY!  in 1998, Minnesota voters elected Jesse “The Body” Ventura, a former pro wrestler as their governor. The states of Alabama, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Louisiana promptly had new elections and tried to elect Ric “Nature Boy” Flair, Dale Earnhardt, Hulk Hogan, and Walker “Texas” Ranger as their governors. The US Supreme Court said that since those states already had governors, they just couldn’t un-elect when they learned that they might be able to get a cartoon character as governor. If that was the case, then Mickey Mouse or Bugs Bunny would already be President. Zell Miller, the governor of Georgia, said that if any of those pretty boy galoots tried governing in his state, he’d fill’em full of holes.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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