Ted Nugent: Bearing Arms, Cranking Up the Controversy

Editor's note: Because the subject of this story is Ted Nugent, some language may not be appropriate for the faint of heart. Consider yourself warned.

HIDALGO — If controversy could be rolled up and smoked, Ted Nugent would be on oxygen by now.

The rock guitarist wore a Confederate flag T-shirt to Gov. Rick Perry's 2007 inaugural ball and said critics could "drop dead" if they didn't like it. He has called Hillary Clinton a "bitch” and worse. And ahead of the 2008 presidential election, Nugent referred to then-U.S. Sen. Barack Obama as a “piece of shit ...

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