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Turns Out That Megadeth's Frontman Is a Birther


"I know he was born somewhere else than America."

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has been slowly trending toward the Right side of the American political spectrum, and only recently gave signs that he was leaning toward supporting Rick Santorum for the Republican Presidential nomination. Now, depending on your perspective, Mustaine has either let his conservatism get as heavy as his metal, or has jumped the shark completely. In an interview with Canadian television, Mustaine made it quite clear that he didn't know where President Barack Obama was born, except that he knew it wasn't in the United States.

"I have a lot of questions about [Obama], but certainly not where he was born," Mustaine said. "I know he was born somewhere else than America. . . I'm not calling a question to it, I just… How come he was invisible until he became whatever he was in Illinois?"

You can hear the relevant part of the interview here:

H/T: Buzzfeed.

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