Try BlazeTV for Free
Media

Romney camp responds to Ted Nugent's 'divisive, offensive' language

Image source: TheBlaze TV

At the NRA's annual convention last weekend rocker and outspoken conservative Ted Nugent made news for saying, among other things, "If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will be either be dead or in jail by this time next year."

As Becket Adams reported yesterday, the Secret Service have said they are "aware of" Nugent's comments and would "conduct an appropriate follow up."

Mitt Romney's campaign weighed in on the situation yesterday as well.

“Divisive language is offensive no matter what side of the political aisle it comes from,” Romney spokesperson Andrea Saul told TPM. “Mitt Romney believes everyone needs to be civil.”

Nugent endorsed Romney in March.

Tagg Romney, Mitt's son, tweeted about it at the time.

[Talking Points Memo]

One last thing…
Watch TheBlaze live and on demand on any device, anywhere, anytime.
try premium
Exclusive video
All Videos
Watch BlazeTV on your favorite device, anytime, anywhere.
Try BlazeTV for Free
Sponsored content
Daily News Highlights

Get the news that matters most delivered directly to your inbox.