The Daily Banter

The Troops, The Chickenhawks and How Ted Nugent Dodged the Draft

My Monday post for The Daily Banter is up. Read and RT often.

Ted Nugent, on the other hand, is a raging chickenhawk in every sense of the word. He’s probably the worst kind of chickenhawk, actually. Not only is he loudly pro-war, but he dresses up in military garb; he criticized — and even talked about assassinating the commander-in-chief while troops are in harm’s way (reminder: conservatives have called this kind of talk unpatriotic, anti-American and treasonous); and, worst of all, he appears to have avoided the Vietnam draft on four occasions.

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  • D_C_Wilson

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. There are second acts in American life. Ted Nugent, G. Gordon Liddy, and Oliver North all prove that even if you’ve acted in a way that is cowardly, criminal, or downright treasonous, you can turn disgrace into a multi-million dollar career on the wingnut welfare circuit.