Jesse Ventura Freaks Out CNBC I'm 'Off the Grid' So 'Drones Can't Find Me'
- uploaded: Feb 5, 2014
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Jesse Ventura on drones and being off the grid. jesse ventura cnbc interview. jesse ventura appears live via satellite on CNBC from an undisclosed location in Mexico, things are bound to get a little weird. The former professional wrestler and Minnesota governor appeared to unnerve Closing Bell host Kelly Evans and her four other guests with his warnings about the government and his reasons for staying Off the Grid, as his new internet talk show is Evans asked him what he's doing in Mexico, Ventura explained, "I'm off the grid. I move about with my TV show so that the drones can't find me so you won't know exactly where I am." He added that he views the modern-day United States like "East Berlin" and said he has tried "for 20 years to warn the country about the Democrats and Republicans and nobody's listening."During the interview, Ventura spoke out against income inequality in the United States, blaming both sides for the fact that when "a new child is born today, and they take their first breath of air, they're already $50,000 in debt."He was explaining how he's become a "job creator" in Mexico, preventing people from "running across the border now and taking our jobs," when Evans cut him off."Jesse, we'll just have to continue the discussion," Evans said. "I'm almost speechless, but we will, of course, be watching."Watch video below, via CNBC: