I guess when you can't sing the theme for Monday Night Football anymore, you have to find ways to get your name out there when football starts. At least so seems the case for that loud-mouth and hateful ignoramus named Hank Williams, Jr.
This dude really doesn't like President Obama. I suppose Williams is still bitter after getting fired from his football gig for comparing the President to Hitler last year. Check this exerpt from a story I saw on NBC News.Com taken from the Hollywood Reporter by Aaron Couch (http://entertainment.nbcnews.com/...):
Hank Williams Jr. is giving the encore no one really asked for. The country star, who caused a stir last year by comparing President Barack Obama to Hitler, unleashed more sensational criticism of the Commander in Chief at the Iowa State Fair Friday.Muslim? Hates farming? Hates the military? Pure rubbish. I don't know which is worse, Williams saying such ridiculous garbage or the folks in crowd cheering him for saying it. These people are living proof that ignorance fueled by hate can make you say and do reckless, unconscionable things.
According to the Des Moines Register Williams told the crowd: "We've got a Muslim president who hates farming, hates the military, hates the U.S. and we hate him!"
The controversial comments went over well with the crowd, which responded with cheers.
Williams has a history of speaking his mind about Obama. Last year, ESPN dropped Williams’ “All My Rowdy Friends” from its Monday Night Football broadcast after he appeared on Fox & Friends and criticized House Speaker John Boehner for playing golf with the president, calling it "one of the biggest political mistakes ever."
"It's like Hitler playing golf with (Israel Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu," he said.
Last month, Williams again hammered at the president by releasing a politically charged album, "Old School, New Rules."
“Hey Barack pack your bags, head to Chicago, take your teleprompter with you so you'll know where to go, “ Williams sings on the track “Take Back Our Country.”
When the album was released, Williams said he didn’t mind if people didn’t agree with the album’s political message.
“If you like it, fine; if you don't, great.... People everywhere from New York to California can't take it anymore, and they are ready for a change."
Williams isn’t the only musician to speak out about politics in colorful ways this month. Megadeth singer Dave Mustaine claimed Obama staged the July shooting in Aurora, Colo. as part of a secret, anti-gun agenda.