THIEF RIVER FALLS (AP) -- Gov. Jesse Ventura suggested Wednesday that Midwestern motorists take a one-day gas holiday.
Appearing on ABC TV's ''Good Morning America,'' Ventura said consumers should rebel against oil companies over high gas prices.
He said he would like to see everyone in the Midwest pick a day this summer and not buy gasoline.
''Nobody purchase a dime of gasoline, and throw that back at the oil companies for a change,'' he said.
Ventura said he thinks oil companies are to blame for high gas prices.
''I don't know if they're gouging or whether it was a case of bad management, but someone wasn't paying attention in the Midwest.''
Ventura, who was in this northwestern Minnesota city as part of a two-day tour of the region, has resisted Republicans' urging him to call a special session to temporarily lift Minnesota's 20-cent-a-gallon gas tax. He's afraid lawmakers would open the session to other issues.
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