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Texas City Pays $16K To Keep Ted Nugent Away: VIDEO

Ted Nugent

Racist, homophobic, misogynistic lunatic Ted Nugent is something of a folk hero among the far right, particularly in southern red states. It would seem that a performance from "The Nuge" would be well-received in the state of Texas, given that Texans elected Rick Perry to govern the state and Ted Cruz to represent it in the Senate.

However, Nugent's slurs calling Obama a "subhuman mongrel" was beyond the pale even for the right wing and the city of Longview has canceled Nugent's scheduled performance for their second annual Fourth of July Festival.

The city was even willing to eat the substantial payout of $16,000 to ensure the singer wouldn't be there to perform. Gregg County Republican Party Chair Keith Rothra disagreed with the city's decision to not host a performance by a crazy bigot, calling it "very expensive political correctness."

You can watch KLTV 7's news report AFTER THE JUMP...

KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

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  1. Surprise surprise...Liberals can't take the heat.

    Posted by: Homo Genius | Mar 24, 2014 8:52:17 PM

  2. Surprise surprise...Liberals can't take the heat.

    Posted by: Homo Genius | Mar 24, 2014 8:52:17 PM

  3. Surprise surprise...Liberals can't take the heat.

    Posted by: Enchantra | Mar 24, 2014 8:52:42 PM

  4. Surprise, surprise... Tabaggers learn that their blatant racism can come-back to bite them in the ass when people of reason and goodwill learn of it.

    Posted by: Alex Parrish | Mar 24, 2014 9:09:47 PM

  5. "very expensive political correctness."

    They wouldn't have had to pay him anything if they hadn't hired him in the first place, so it's actually very expensive racism.

    Posted by: JJ | Mar 24, 2014 10:10:23 PM

  6. Considering how low the bar for political correctness is for Longview (their Congressman is Louis Gohmert), calling off Nugent shows just how extreme and unpredictable he is.

    Posted by: MFinBH | Mar 24, 2014 10:53:18 PM

  7. Wow rick's random sock puppetry generator has really been on the fritz latley.

    Posted by: Jeff | Mar 25, 2014 12:14:44 AM

  8. *lately

    Posted by: Jeff | Mar 25, 2014 12:16:03 AM

  9. kim kardashian is a nasty pig

    Posted by: enchantra | Mar 25, 2014 12:51:46 AM

  10. You know you've got problems when even Republicans are throwing money at you to make you go away.

    Posted by: FuryOfFirestorm | Mar 25, 2014 12:53:23 AM

  11. Obama: "Dang it, now I have to cancel that July 4th on-stage drone strike that we were going to call a fireworks accident."

    Posted by: Hansel Currywurst | Mar 25, 2014 7:56:44 AM

  12. Ted is one of the most hateful people on the planet.

    I'm surprised to see a town from Texas standing up to him. Good for them!

    Is there more civilization in Texas than we think? (well, at least a little...)

    Posted by: TonyJazz | Mar 25, 2014 12:18:14 PM

  13. It's probably to protect underage girls. Teddy has a thing about underage girls.

    Posted by: jamal49 | Mar 25, 2014 12:42:30 PM

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