by InvestorPlace Staff | August 17, 2012 10:26 am
Move over, Ted Nugent. As crazy as the Motor City Madman’s comments earlier this year were, they’re nothing compared to what Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine said at a recent concert in Singapore.
During a Megadeth show in the southeast Asian country, Mustaine accused President Barack Obama of faking the mass shootings that happened in Aurora, Co. and Oak Creek, Wisc. in order to push a ban on guns in the United States. The concert happened August 7, but it wasn’t until a week later that a video of Mustaine’s remarks was published by TMZ.
In addition, Mustaine said that he was considering a move to Singapore. “I don’t know where I’m gonna live if America keeps going the way it’s going because it looks like it’s turning into Nazi America,” he said.
Not surprisingly, Mustaine is already getting hammered by survivors of the shootings. One of the survivors of the Aurora shooting said of Mustaine’s remarks, “Some people think the president is a good scapegoat but he didn’t shoot me.”
— Benjamin Nanamaker, InvestorPlace Money & Politics Editor
The opinions contained in this column are solely those of the writer.
Want to share your own views on money, politics and the 2012 elections? Drop us a line at email@example.com and we might reprint your views in our InvestorPolitics blog! Please include your name, city and state of residence. All letters submitted to this address will be considered for publication.
Source URL: http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/megadeth-singer-makes-wild-obama-accusations/
Short URL: http://investorplace.com/?p=217000