Rocker Ted Nugent, 65, hit the campaign trail Tuesday with Texas Republican gubernatorial nominee Greg Abbott, the state’s current attorney general.
Abbott’s opponents were quick to highlight Nugent’s controversial comments.
“Greg Abbott’s embrace of Ted Nugent is an insult to every Texan — every man, woman, husband, and father. If this is Greg Abbott’s idea of values, it’s repulsive,” said spokesman for State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis.
Last month, Nugent called President Obama a “subhuman mongrel” in an interview with Guns.com.
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