Conservative rocker Ted Nugent said recently that he wouldn’t rest until President Barack Obama — who he called a “subhuman mongrel” — and of the all “liberal Democrats” had gotten the “just due punishment” that they deserved for treason.
In an interview with Guns.com last week, Nugent said that him winning the presidency in 2016 would be “the perfect ballet of freedom.”
Nugent, who is a National Rifle Association (NRA) board member and a spokesperson for the Outdoor Channel, opined that he would be the best candidate because “our politicians check their scrotums at the door. Even Hillary. But Obviously, she has spare scrotums.”
He went on to apologize to members of the military for allowing “a commander in chief who is the enemy” to take over the country.
“I have obviously failed to galvanize and prod, if not shame enough Americans to be ever vigilant not to let a Chicago communist-raised, communist-educated, communist-nurtured subhuman mongrel like the ACORN community organizer gangster Barack Hussein Obama to weasel his way into the top office of authority in the United States of America,” Nugent continued. “I think America will be America again when Barack Obama, [Attorney General] Eric Holder, Hillary Clinton, [Sen.] Dick Durbin, [former New York City Mayor] Michael Bloomberg and all of the liberal Democrats are in jail facing the just due punishment that their treasonous acts are clearly apparent.”
The Motor City Madman added that his rhetoric was less “inflammatory” than the so-called scandal over the 2011 terrorist attacks at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
“What difference does that make?” he asked. “Not to a chimpanzee or Hillary Clinton, I guess it doesn’t matter.”
Watch this video from Guns.com, broadcast Jan. 18, 2014.
(h/t: Media Matters)
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“If they don’t get their act straightened out I will solve it. I’ll solve it fast,” he said.
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