Ted Nugent’s Presidential Aspirations
According to World Net Daily, the Far-Right news source for those who find FOX News and American Spectator too moderate, Ted Nugent is considering a run for the Republican nomination in 2016.
In a news item titled “Ted, White, and Blue: Nugent Eyes the White House,” World Net Daily cites an item that appeared originally in the Washington Post Magazine. More on the Post piece shortly.
There are basically four pieces of information in the item from World Net Daily, each of which is worth at least some brief comment.
First, Nugent is described as a “rock legend,” a “New York Times best-selling author,” and a “gun right’s activist” and a “Board member of the National Rifle Association.” The first two claims are dubious.
Even allowing that “legend” is an overused epithet across the popular culture, in rock music it has become a very commonplace marketing term…
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