Singer-songwriter Kid Rock has said
that he disagrees with Republicans on social issues.
In an interview with The New York
Times, Rock, who endorsed Mitt Romney for president in 2012, is
asked whether he'll endorse a GOP candidate next year.
“When I see other people do it, when
I see Springsteen and Jay-Z do it, I'm like, What a bunch of idiots,”
Rock said. “And then I'm looking in the mirror like, You're an
idiot, too. Pot, meet kettle. I'm very interested in the things
that Ben Carson has to say. I'm very interested in our governor in
Michigan [Rick Snyder], who is bringing Detroit out of bankruptcy. I
'd love to see him go for the gold, because he's a nerd, and he's an
accountant. But at this point, I just don't know. It's definitely
not on my list of things to do.”
When asked whether he leans
answered: “Fiscally, I'm Republican. But the social issues
kill me – gay marriage and abortion. It's like, Come on, man, get
off it. There's so many big problems we got that we really need to
address in this country.”
For the record, Carson is a vocal
opponent of marriage equality and Governor Snyder continues to defend
Michigan's restrictive marriage ban.
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