In a rather blunt analysis of rocker Ted Nugent’s reaction to the State of the Union address, MSNBC host Martin Bashir said Wednesday that the well known gun enthusiast “appears to have some kind of obsession with fecal matter.”
The characterization was in part a reaction to Nugent’s assertion that Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) has “shit for brains.” Nugent elaborated on that point during an interview Wednesday with NBC’s Luke Russert, claiming Langevin’s criticism of his bombastic rhetoric about gun controlimplied that he has “genuine fecal matter” inside his skull.
Bashir was not amused. “Mr. Nugent appears to have some kind of obsession with fecal matter,” he said to The Washington Post‘s Jonathan Capehart. “Is this, do you think, a personal fetish or a personal problem?”
“Oh lord, Martin,” Capehart replied. “It’s a personal problem.”
This video is from MSNBC’s “Martin Bashir,” aired Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.