Analysis of Iconic Picture
picture was taken during Ventura's political period, it exemplifies different celebrity faces of Jesse Ventura.
Before dabbling in the political arena Ventura, then known
as "The Body" spent a lot of time in another type of arena - as a professional wrestler and later a commentator. Ventura's facial expression in this picture would surely remind anyone
of his previous occupations. He looks "tough," ready to take on anything or anyone, or just plain tell it how it is.
It is Ventura's ensemble in this picture that really portrays him as a political
player. The crisp suit and tie, not to mention the American flag pin on his lapel, scream "politician." While
Ventura's facial expression looks more like that of a professional wrestler, in this picture he looks like politician who
is not afraid to stand up for what he believes in and say what's on his mind (and we know he's not).