In this land of Lutherans we call Minnesota, we're rather used to the solid, predictable, not-so-spicy Scandinavian approach to life. Yah sure, you betcha, we're salt of the earth folks here. Nothing outrageous ever comes from Minnesota.
Except our governor.
Like many Minnesotans, Jesse "The Body" Ventura is Lutheran (Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod), Polish (he was born James Janos) and hardworking. But he also rides a Harley, drives a Porsche, and jumped up and down in the professional wrestling ring for a day job.
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