Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Wants New York Jets Quarterback Aaron Rodgers To Be His Vice President

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Vice President Aaron Rodgers?

Of course Rodgers already has a job that pays a lot more than the VP position after signing a 2-year, $75-million contract with the New York Jets ahead of the 2023 season.

So with all $75 million guaranteed (despite the fact that Rodgers was injured in his first game with the Jets), he’s earning an average $37 million per year.

But would he take a pay cut to just $284,600?

Well that’s the salary he would be making if he decided to take Robert F. Kennedy Jr. up on his offer to serve as his running mate in the 2024 election (well, that’s if the ticket actually won of course, but let’s forget about that small detail for a minute).

Apparently RFK Jr. has approached both Rodgers and former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler Jesse Ventura about serving as his running mate for his longshot presidential bid as an Independent candidate.

According to the New York Times, Kennedy and Rodgers have spoken “pretty continuously” over the past couple of months, and the quarterback is one of the few candidates who hasn’t either outright turned Kennedy down or has been receptive to the idea.

And while it may seem ridiculous on the surface, it kind of makes sense when you think about it. Both are outspoken critics of the COVID vaccine, and the 40-year old Rodgers has been more and more comfortable getting political as his NFL career winds down.

Remember when he accused Jimmy Kimmel of being on Jeffrey Epstein’s flight logs?

Of course Rodgers already has a day job that pays quite a bit more than what RFK could offer, and he recently said that he hoped to play in the NFL for another “two or three years” after having to sit out last season for his torn Achilles. He’s expected to be ready to go at the start of the season though, and even considered coming back last year after a remarkably quick recovery thanks to the healing sounds of dolphin sex.

And Rodgers has openly praised RFK in the past, even challenging “Mr. Pfizer” Travis Kelce and Anthony Fauci to debate him and RFK Jr. on the benefits of the vaccine. He also told Joe Rogan that RFK would “mop the floor” with Dr. Peter Hotez, a well-known proponent of the vaccine who has appeared on Rogan’s show.

So could we actually see Rodgers as a Vice President candidate alongside RFK?

Well, probably not. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned about Aaron Rodgers over the years, it’s that you never really know what his next move is going to be.

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