Friday, April 20, 2012

Trying to Cancel Ted Nugent's Show at the Fair Is a Colossal Waste of Time

Posted By on Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 4:00 PM

So, we can all generally agree that Ted Nugent said some stupid things earlier this week. We can probably also agree that we'd prefer Uncle Ted not actually be our uncle, considering his complicated past and tendency to say generally dumb and often violent things.

However, trying to get him kicked off the bill of the Pima County Fair this week, like former state representative Phil Lopes is doing is a colossal waste of time.

If you don't like that he's performing, don't go. It's really that simple. Who is going to get hurt in the transaction? Not Nugent, who will just move on the next paycheck and will not likely see the light regarding his ridiculous rhetoric. Instead, it'll screw over the Fair itself, since they will have to wade into some political fray that doesn't have all that much to do with the show itself. Let's not do what engage in the general lefty plan of action, jumping to smash down language we don't like. We give Nugent too much credit by wasting our time.

Go see Boyz II Men instead. Ride a few rides. Have a good time and give Nugent his proper place in American culture, as a generally forgettable sideshow with one notable song.

Tags: , , , ,

Comments (32)

Showing 1-32 of 32

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-32 of 32

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Dan Gibson

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
Mt. Lemmon SkyNights Adventure

Mt. Lemmon SkyNights Adventure @ Tohono Chul Park

Thu., March 23, 2:30-11 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La!

Carnival of Illusion conjures an evening of old-world magic by blending their international travel theme with all… More

@ Scottish Rite Grand Parlour Saturdays, 5:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 3, 8 p.m. and Saturdays, 5 & 8 p.m. Continues through April 22 160 South Scott Ave

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. The Weekly List: 16 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 Days (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Does This Mean We Can Call It McSallyCare Now? (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Local Danish Bakery Serves Up Savory Desserts (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Huge Congrats to Tucson Writer Francisco Cantú For Snagging a Prestigious Whiting Award for His Forthcoming Memoir! (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Cinema Clips: Kong: Skull Island (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation