Because I know no one is sick of election-related talk, and y’all love it when we write about politics on this here wrestling blog (sorry, there’s no sarcasm font in posts)... here’s a little something from an interview Cody Rhodes gave Bleacher Report last week:
“I’m 35, and I said I only wanted to wrestle for five more years. I have political aspirations. I would love to run for the Senate in the great state of Georgia. I want to help with the sphere of influence I have created.”
If this isn’t just bluster, Cody would be looking to follow a wrestler-to-politician blueprint that’s more like former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura than it is like current Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs. But while he’d be looking to win a statewide race like Ventura did, he would be breaking new ground by entering on the national stage.
Georgia’s Senate seats are a hot topic of conversation, as both are headed to run-offs in January, with control of the key legislative body riding on the results of those fights. The timing of one fits Cody’s schedule, however, as whoever wins will be up for re-election in 2026... right around Rhodes’ planned retirement.
Think he’ll actually do it? What odds do you give the American Nightmare of becoming U.S. Senator?