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The moral dilemmas of a liberal Nugent fan 

Wednesday, Jun 18 2008

It's hard to be apathetic when it comes to the infuriatingly fascinating Detroit rock legend Ted Nugent. He presents a musical and moral dilemma for those of us who love blasting his balls-out cock-rock, but prefer hybrids and Obama to handguns and Crawford, Texas. Recently, the avid hunter, NRA member, and DARE champion had some sage words for college grads in an op-ed piece in The Detroit News: "Avoid negative people and slobbering hippies like the plague." But the Nuge hasn't left rock 'n' roll behind for punditry. His latest, Sweden Rocks (released on DVD this month), compiles quintessential hits like "Cat Scratch Fever" and "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang," performed live at a 2006 festival.

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