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Palin-Nugent '08

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This is a few days old, but does Ted Nugent ever go out of style? At Human Events, the conservative icon and acclaimed author of "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang" takes a long look at Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and nods in approval:

Those pundits and Fedzilla fanatics who proclaim Gov. Palin has no experience to run the country are the very punks who want to continue to feed Fedzilla. They advocate taking more of our paychecks, wasting more of hard earned money, and not being held accountable. I would like to buy these Fedzilla punks a one-way ticket on the express train to Hell.

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Last night, a political savior may have arrived. Ted Nugent at your service, Vice President-to-be Palin. I'm your biggest fan. Let's rock.

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  1. Was there any doubt that Palin had won the Nuge’s heart? She had him from the first field dressed elk.

  2. Last night, a political savior may have arrived. Ted Nugent at your service, Vice President-to-be Palin. I’m your biggest fan. Let’s rock.

    The cult of personality around this celebrity is creepy. She attracts these fanatics who think she’s “The One.”

    A savior?

  3. Ted’s a lovable lunatic that for some reason feminists never quite warmed up to.

    HERE I COME AGAIN NOW BABY
    LIKE A DOG IN HEAT
    TELL IT’S ME BY THE WAY NOW BABY
    I LIKE TO TAP THE STREETS

    NOW I’VE BEEN SMOKING FOR SO LONG
    YOU KNOW I’M HERE TO STAY
    GOT YOU IN A STRANGLEHOLD BABY
    YOU BEST GET OUT OF THE WAY

    GONNA CRUISE IS A BITCH NOW BABY
    YOU KNOW YOU CAN’T DO ME ‘ROUND
    IF YOUR HOUSE GETS IN MY WAY BABY
    YOU KNOW I’LL BURN IT DOWN

    I don’t know why.

    ? Lyrics are property and copyright of Ted Nugent.

  4. “Kill it and shill it”

    or, alternatively,

    “Shill it and grill it”

    Take your pick.

  5. …does Ted Nugent ever go out of style?

    Yes.

  6. joe | September 18, 2008, 8:11am | #

    A savior?

    She was going to walk on water,
    but that bridge didn’t go anywhere!

    (rimshot)

  7. The cult of personality around this celebrity is creepy

    Leave Obama out of this, joe.

  8. joe,

    If that was irony, well done!

  9. And Ed walks into joe’s not so cunningly concealed trap.

    Ed’s survival fitness was low, and he was culled from the pack.

  10. i haven’t heard enough of nugent’s music to judge him on those grounds but what’s so fuckin’ cool (or libertarian) about ted nugent (or sarah palin for that matter)? i saw him on tv a few years ago, showing his support for george bush, saying he was praying for him so he seems like he’s probably for the war in iraq.
    sure palin and nugent may be good gun rights advocates but so what? if the 2nd amendment was the only thing libertarians cared about there’d be no reason to have a libertarian party. republicans (goldwater types or even the neo-cons of today with the exception of rudy) are generally pretty good on that issue, at least compared to the democrats but i think most informed libertarians know the republicans are not their party anymore.

    most green party type lefties are for ending the war on drugs the same as libertarians are but i don’t see the same sense of comradery with those people happening.

  11. Oh no! There goes Tokyo, boom boom FEDZILLA!

  12. so he’s going to stop fedzilla by supporting republicans?

    has the dude been in a coma for the last eight years or something?

  13. He has Cat Scratch Fever, Acid Damage.

  14. Having met Nugent a couple of times, Episiarch, it’s not acid damage. He’s pretty straight-edge. No real vices to speak of other than sex and guns.

    t.j.: He’s not particularly libertarian, mainly due to his gun enthusiasm making him a pretty pro-military guy, but other than that aspect of things he’s pretty much a “leave me the hell alone, I just want to live my own life, and don’t you dare try and stop me” sort of person.

  15. t.j.: Nuge lives way out in the woods and has hundreds of guns. That’s the fantasy of a good 40% of libertarians, so we can’t help but like him.

  16. Having met Nugent a couple of times, Episiarch, it’s not acid damage

    “Acid Damage” is one of dhex’s nicknames, mike. I wasn’t implying that Ted had taken acid; I know he is Mr. No Drugs.

  17. Oh no! There goes Tokyo, boom boom FEDZILLA!

    That was Blue Oyster Cult.

  18. ed,

    Do you have Prince Albert in a can?

  19. The Nuge-man is complete freaking loon, but there is something loveable about him.

    I dunno what it is exactly, but there you go.

  20. So, is Nugent going to adopt Palin now?

  21. No, but my refrigerator is running. Why?

  22. …does Ted Nugent ever go out of style?

    Don’t rightly know if the Nuge was ever in style in the first place, except among a devoted few. But it’s true he never seems to go away.

    Between his DARE-promotions and other statist bullshit, I could never really warm up to the Nuge, though he did have his moments. But I found him more entertaining before all the Bush-worshipping and warmongering. Feel pretty much the same about Limbaugh, come to think of it.

  23. t.j.: Nuge lives way out in the woods and has hundreds of guns. That’s the fantasy of a good 40% of libertarians, so we can’t help but like him.

    fight the urge. these kinda stereotypes of libertarians is what leads to snarky jokes about us being “get off me property!!” hicks on the daily show.

  24. “has the dude been in a coma for the last eight years or something?”

    Well, Damon Root did say that the story was a few days old. The Republican administration and his Fed Chair appointee have had quite a week, with much restraint and non-Fedzilla actions…Maybe Ted will change his mind.
    P.S. I saw a Nugent concert in 1984 in a pathetic Wichita, KS club. That was a not the peak of his career.

  25. But a large part of me is a “get off muh property!” hick. I revel in my stereotypes.

  26. Er, I revel in other people’s stereotypes of me…whatever.

  27. Wow I didn’t know that the Village People now plays rock music and likes guns.

  28. “Now I know why I have seen no one with any guts in the Republican Party in so long: the governor of Alaska has them all.”

    Yet Palin inspires Nugent to vote for McCain. Another conservative/libertarian type led into the Republican slaughterhouse by this Judas goat.

    He’s in love with Palin, so he votes for McCain. That’s like being so much in love with a girl that you marry her mother – or marry her father. Just weird.

  29. Just weird.

    Yeah, well. It’s Nugent. They don’t call him the Motor City Normal Guy

  30. “No real vices to speak of other than sex and guns.”

    These are vices?!?!?

    Unless his sex is with little children, and his guns aimed at innocents, WTF are you talking about?

  31. Is that a breast cancer ribbon on a grenade?

  32. Ted does go for the youngins,. or did anyway.

    You know the McCain campaigns’s numerous problems with music artists asking, telling, suing him to stop using their songs?

    Why not whip out a Nugent song? Seems logical. I’ve said this elsewhere. Though I had this image of the folks on the floor of the RNC when they listened to “Wang Dang Sweet Poontang” that…well nevermind. “Cat Scratch Fever” would have been perfect for Palin.

    Ted really jumped the cliched shark when moved to Crawford, Texas. Talk about groupies!

  33. Mad Max-

    “Judas goat” is an excellent analogy!

  34. Ted Nugent is just like all the other neocons, a chicken shit cocksucker. When he had a chance to go to war and be all tough and stuff, he chickened out like Limbaugh and Phil Graham and Bill Clinton and (according to wikipedia) either acted like a crazy person in the recruiter’s office or got a student deferment (What was his alma mater and did he graduate?)

    From Wiki

    “I got 30 days’ notice of the physical,” Nugent told them. “I ceased cleansing my body. Two weeks before the test I stopped eating food with nutritional value. A week before, I stopped going to the bathroom. I did it in my pants. My pants got crusted up.” [6]

    Nugent dismissed the veracity of these statements, saying “You’ve got to realize that these interviewers would arrive with glazed eyes and I would make stories up.” He explained that he did not go to Vietnam because he had a 1 year student deferment.

    I used to like Ted, but I when I became a soldier and found out about his lack of courage it made me regard him as another cartoon character, rock star, like Deth Klock of Metalacalypse and nothing to base my policital opinions on.

    /I hope Sarah Palin takes him hunting and pulls a “Cheney” on him.

  35. The Cult Of Palin is at least as annoying as the Cult of Obama.

    At least Palin is a MILF.

  36. The cult of personality around this celebrity is creepy. [He/]She attracts these fanatics who think she’s “The One.”

    If you read this comment cold, without context, would you think that it is referring to (a) Palin (b) Obama or (c) Hillary?

  37. I have been pushing for a Ted Nugent presidency for some time now.

    Yes, he’s a nutcase, but that’s no disqualification.

    I quote myself below:

    Stevo Darkly, just returned from the future | April 27, 2007, 6:33pm | #

    … [S]ome of the accomplishments of sooner-than-you think Ted Nugent administation:

    – First presidential candidate to adress the nation shirtless and in front of a wind machine.

    – Only president to begin inaugural address with, “I believe I believe I believe I believe there ain’t nobody who came here to be mellow tonight now, did they?”

    – Relocated elk, herd of bison to White House lawn.

    – Required all White House guests to “kill and grill” their own breakfasts.

    – Historic speech before General Assembly of United Nations made UN translators cry in frustration.

    – Personally hunted down and killed Osama bin Laden, using a compound crossbow.

    – First* president to use the expression “whang-dang sweet poontang” in a State of the Union address.*

    – Using guitar string as bow, shot flaming arrow into Ted Kennedy.
    ——————————–

    * But hardly the last! Cf: “Lourdes Leon-Cheney administration.”

  38. but does Ted Nugent ever go out of style?

    Didn’t know he was ever in style. Sadly, Richard Wright of Pink Floyd went out of style this week.

  39. Slightly OT: How psychic is Simon LeBon?

    Meet El Presidente
    copyright 1986, Taylor, Rhodes, LeBon

    Yeah mmm yeah yeah (yeah) mmm yeah (yeah) mmm
    Miss November Tuesday bend your rubber rules
    Take your time but don’t take off your high heeled shoes
    She’s in demand at dinnertime (she’s in demand)
    A pinup on a factory wall (pinup on the factory wall)
    And when gentlemen retire (when men retire) guess who’s in control
    She blew your money on taking that cruise if that isn’t funny
    Well watch out teacher

    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo when the chambers empty she said
    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo meet El Presidente

    Dress in flimsy clothing use your lipstick line
    To color fear and loathing with that pink disguise
    You never refuse when she lies back put a stripe on the union the star in the jack
    She’s on the case at dinnertime (at dinner time)
    She’s on the evening news (seen her on the evening news)
    And if you dare step out of line (step out of line)
    You’re gonna be abused you may not like it you may not be scared
    But hell have no fury like a young girls ego

    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo when the chambers empty she said
    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo meet El Presidnete

    Ooo ooo do do do do do do, ooo ooo do do do do do do
    Ooo ooo do do do do do do
    You might adopt and attitude (attitude)
    Look on the morals side (looking on the morals side)
    But when police are after you (after you) where’s the best place to hide
    But this production they gave her a gun ain’t no director so watch out actors

    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo when the chambers empty she said
    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo meet El Presidente
    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo when the chambers empty she said
    Ooo ooo, ooo ooo meet El Presidente

    P.S LMNOP, do you post on TWOP?

  40. does Ted Nugent ever go out of style?

    Is it 1980 yet?

    I want to have respect for the guy, but he’s too full of himself to realize that he himself shills for ‘Fedzilla’. Way to go, ‘the Stuge’.

  41. “””The Cult Of Palin is at least as annoying as the Cult of Obama.”””

    Funny how the republican’s think we are a bunch of dumbasses that can’t remember last month when they hated the cult status of a politician.

  42. All I know is that if the First Dude does not appear at all of her events, I know where the next political sex scandal is coming from.

  43. acted like a crazy person in the recruiter’s office

    What do you mean “acted”?

    Then again, it nearly worked for Odysseus.

  44. From the very start she had him.

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