The Army dropped rocker and conservative advocate Ted Nugent from the lineup of a planned concert at Fort Knox, Ky., Thursday, according to a Reuters report. The announcement came on the same day Nugent met with Secret Service agents over controversial comments he made about President Barack Obama.
The 63-year-old rocker drew Secret Service scrutiny after comments he made last week at a National Rifle Association event. Nugent told the crowd that he would be “dead or in jail” next year if Obama were re-elected.
Nugent was scheduled to perform at Fort Knox on June 23, along with REO Speedwagon and Styx, according to the Reuters report. However, a notice on the Fort Knox MWR Facebook page said that “after learning of opening act Ted Nugent’s recent public comments about the president of the United States, Fort Knox leadership decided to cancel his