While there is a chance that he could just be stirring up publicity, Jesse Ventura has been publicly telling people that he is considering a run to be the President of the United States of America. He issued a challenge to the people of the country to vote for someone that is not affiliated with a political party. It would be the first time that has happened since George Washington was in charge of the nation.
September 14, 2015
Earlier in the year, Tom Prichard revealed in a non malicious manner that Seth Rollins was getting a bigger push in WWE because he was better at being a backstage politician than Dean Ambrose. Word going around is that Ambrose is simply not political at all. He enjoys wrestling, and he probably hopes that his hard work and connection with the audience will bring the big push by itself.
August 14, 2015
Back when she the CEO of the company, Linda McMahon was pretty involved with WWE. Since she left to pursue a political career, she only shows up once in a while. That happened this week, as Linda was spotted at the performance center down in Florida. The belief is that she was in town for other reasons, so she decided to pay a visit to Triple H and Stephanie McMahon.
August 13, 2015
When Samoa Joe made a guest appearance at the one man show held by Jim Ross, he told the audience that he had no issues with going through NXT to get to the main roster in WWE. Some have criticized him for giving a political answer. That did not sit well with Ross, who made it a point to respond online. He stated that Joe was simply being a smart business man who understands what it is to be a team player as well.
April 5, 2015
During a radio interview with At The Fights, Jim Ross shared his feelings towards Bill DeMott. The former stated that the latter was a fair man and a tough guy. However, Ross also stated that DeMott might not have been the right person for the job. WWE needed someone who could see the bigger picture better than DeMott, whom Ross stated would have been great as an assistant trainer. Ross also noted that DeMott was politically incorrect.
March 8, 2015
For those of you that are under the assumption that John Cena has or uses a lot of stroke backstage, take a look at Big E Langston. The former pushed really hard for WWE to give the latter a chance in the main event scene. Management gave Langston a brief push, but it was not sustained. Nor did it take him that far up the ladder. He is essentially lost in the shuffle as a filler wrestler now. Cena does not play the political game as much as former stars did.
February 5, 2015
A lot of wrestling fans were surprised to hear Hulk Hogan being mentioned by Darren Wilson, the police officer at the center of the Ferguson controversy. When asked about the situation, Hogan gave the politically correct answer by saying that he is neutral about the case. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he is still learning new things about the case and urged others to do the same.
December 8, 2014