Libertarian And Former Wrestler Wins Mayors Race
Article from the Knoxville News Sentinel by Travis Dorman.
Glenn Jacobs, the conservative small business owner best known as the professional wrestler Kane, defeated Democratic nominee Linda Haney in the Knox County mayoral race on Thursday, according to unofficial returns.
Speaking to attendees of his watch party at Crowne Plaza in downtown Knoxville, Jacobs said he doesn’t normally use wrestling analogies for a campaign.
“But this professional wrestler got into a no-holds-barred, last-man-standing match, and when the bell rung, he was victorious,” he said. “We were victorious.”
Jacobs’ second victory in the political ring was more decisive than his first.
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Image Credit: By Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America (Glenn JacobsUploaded by AlbertHerring) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons