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Kid Rock who?
Kid Rock definitely isn’t running for Senate, no matter what he says. At least, that’s the word from Rock’s fellow conservative Michigan musician Ted Nugent says.
“Bob Ritchie [Kid Rock‘s real name] ain’t running for jack-squat, OK? He never intended, he never thought about it , and he never hinted that he’s running for anything,” Nugent asserted. “So the Michigan GOP better get their head out of their butt and start using their resources to focus on someone. I don’t know who I will endorse at this time, but we have got to send Debbie Stabenow packing to the Barbara Boxer, Nancy Pelosi, antifa world.”
Nugent went on to suggest that Kid Rock is merely going along for the ride on a whim that somebody “pulled out of their ass.”
“He ain’t running! He never thought of running! Somebody literally pulled it out of their ass and said, ‘Hey, what about Kid Rock?” Nugent said. “Kid Rock didn’t know anything about it, and he’s just having fun with it, because it’s so silly.”
The Motor City Madman also noted that the focus on what he perceives as a novelty bid works to the detriment of the Republican party.
“I gotta tell you, it’s starting to piss me off, because it’s a waste of the GOP energy. Kid Rock is not running for anything. He’s gonna rock and roll till the day he dies,” Nugent said.
Kid Rock seemed to launch a Senate bid against Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow in July, saying that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in 2018 in his home state of Michigan. The bid was first launched as a website, kidrockforsenate.com, which the singer validated and shared on Twitter. He also tweeted, “I will have a major announcement in the near future.”
After the campaign website went live with the slogan “Are you scared?” featured prominently on the homepage, Rock tweeted a response to the inquiries he had received.
“I have had a ton of emails and texts asking me if this website is real… http://kidrockforsenate.com The answer is an absolute YES,” Rock tweeted on Wednesday.