Speaking at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT) in Las Vegas (a major gun industry trade show), Ted Nugent launched into another vitriolic tirade against President Obama, calling him “an evil, dangerous man who hates America,” and coming very close to outright advocation of assassination and revolution. It seems like Ted won’t be happy until he provokes some gun-crazed paranoid wingnut into violence.
National Rifle Association board member and Washington Times columnist Ted Nugent alluded to the start of the American Revolution in an interview with guns.com during the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show, claiming that the Obama administration “is attempting to re-implement the tyranny of King George” and that “if you want another Concord Bridge, I got some buddies.”
NUGENT: I’m part of a very great experiment in self-government where we the people determine our own pursuit of happiness and our own individual freedom and liberty not to be confused with the Barack Obama gang who believes in we the sheeple and actually is attempting to re-implement the tyranny of King George that we escaped from in 1776. And if you want another Concord Bridge, I got some buddies.
Nugent’s mention of “Concord Bridge” is presumably a reference to the Battle of Concord, which was fought on the North Bridge. The battle, one of the early encounters of the Revolutionary War, forced the British to retreat.
Throughout his comments, Nugent directed vitriol towards President Obama, claiming that he is “an evil dangerous man who hates America and hates freedom” who “hangs out with” communists.