The washed-up rocker responds to questions about his inflammatory remarks in April by delivering his best Charlie Sheen impression.
You may recall that a few weeks ago Ted Nugent made headlines for saying, "If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will be either be dead or in jail by this time next year." (He also discussed chopping off Democrats' heads.)
His rather intemperate comments, made at an NRA convention, brought forth a tepid condemnation from the campaign of Mitt Romney, who the washed-up rocker has endorsed, and a visit from the Secret Service, which sought to ascertain whether Nugent was in fact a threat to the president (and, apparently, to provide fodder for lots of jokes about Colombian debauchery). Agents apparently decided Nugent was just spouting off stupidly but harmlessly, although the U.S. Army did cancel a concert for servicemembers at Fort Knox.
Now CBS has scored his first post-Secret Service TV interview, and it's a doozy. Reporter Jeff Glor asked him how his meeting went, and whether agents seemed worried that he really meant to threaten the president. "I gotta tell you, and I don't mean to put any professionals on the spot, and I don't have the greatest hearing in the world, but I thought I heard something to the point of, 'I didn't think so,"' Nugent said.