Ted Nugent, famously known as the "Motor City Madman," recently expressed his thoughts on Jason Aldean's contentious hit, "Try That In A Small Town." During a Saturday interview, the rock icon criticized those who negatively perceive the song, referring to them as "idiots."
"I know there's a bunch of idiots out there, but you need to learn to get a kick out of the idiots. The idiots hate this Jason Aldean song because they hate when we push back against violence," he told Fox News' Jimmy Failla.
"They always get it 180 degrees wrong. This song is against violence. The song is about self-defense. The song is about protecting your loved ones in your neighborhood. If you find fault with a song that celebrates protecting your loved ones, your neighborhood, you might be going down to Target to the Satan display and get down on your knees.
"These are just weird people. We dismiss them because they've gotten out of hand because they've got no soul. I laugh in their face," he continued.
He seems to bear this "extremist" label with a sense of pride, though tinged with sarcasm. In a conversation with Failla, he declared that his stance is for "truth, logic, and common sense," even when confronted by the relentless cancel culture wave.
"I've always stood up radically – really extremist – for God, family, country, Constitution, Bill of Rights, Ten Commandments, golden rule, work ethic, law and order, all that really radical stuff, and that represents the heart and soul of the best, most passionate, most cocky, most fun people in the world," he said.
Aldean, who has previously faced scrutiny for his beliefs, continues to stand firm without apologies.
Following the removal of his song from Country Music Television (CMT) and a barrage of criticism aimed at him for the supposedly "pro-lynching song," the track soared to the top of the charts. It also attracted backing from several individuals, Nugent included, who contend that the song actually advocates self-defense.
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