Jesse Ventura: Paul/Ventura 2012 ticket would create 'unbelievable excitement'

The former governor says he would run on the same ticket with Republican Rep. Ron Paul if he went for the Libertarian ticket in 2012. Ventura says the Paul/Ventura ticket would create 'unbelievable excitement' in the presidential race.
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