WASHINGTON – The U.S. rock musician Ted Nugent made an uproar Secret Service by calling President Barack Obama and his supporters as the devil. Nugent also urged the U.S. National Rifle Association (NRA) to cut off his head.
“I say again now. When Barack Obama became president again in November, I could be dead or in jail next year. We need to take this in the field of battle and cut off their heads (Obama and his supporters),” Nugent said, as quoted by Yahoo News, Wednesday (18/04/2012).
Speaking at the annual meeting of the NRA, Nugent praised the members of the NRA, but NRA warned that all members should try to clean up “the devil” who hate America.
“If a coyote into your house and pee in it, not the fault of the animal. That means your own fault that do not shoot it,” says Nugent who likened Obama as coyotes.
In these words, Nugent also briefly mention Indonesia. This is related to Obama who had spent his childhood in Indonesia.
“Democrats win in November, meaning it can change America as part of Indonesia next year,” he said.
Nugent’s harsh comment on this, the Secret Service reportedly soon take action against him. Secret Service spokesman reported will investigate this incident and they were aware of the remarks of such aging musicians.
The Democratic National Committee called on Romney to strongly condemn the remarks by Nugent, best known for his late ’70s hit “Cat Scratch Fever.”
“Threatening violence — or whatever it is that Nugent’s threatening — is clearly beyond the pale, but Nugent’s not the one running for president,” said DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
At the daily White House press briefing on Tuesday, spokesman Jay Carney wouldn’t comment on Nugent’s remarks.
“We can’t be policing the statement of supporters across the board. The president is focused on the issues,” he said.
Nugent, however, was unapologetic, telling conservative radio host Dana Loesch that his incendiary remarks were “100 per cent positive.”
“I will stand by my speech,” he said, and then upped the ante by heaping more scorn on Democrats, describing Wasserman Schultz as a “brain-dead, soulless, heartless idiot.”
Nancy Pelosi, minority leader for the House of Representatives, he added, is a “sub-human scoundrel.”
Nugent also claimed the generally mild-mannered Romney agreed with his remarks.
“Mitt Romney knows what I’m saying is true. He puts it into words for him, I put it into words for me,” he said.