by Roberta Ferguson on August 26, 2008 | Comments Off
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Kid Rock is not going out any time soon in support of any of the political candidates, in fact, he wants to keep his opinions to himself on the whole matter. So much that he thinks other people should, too.
He says, “I truly believe that people like myself, who are in a position of entertainers in the limelight, should keep their mouth shut on politics. Because at the end of the day, I’m good at writing songs and singing. What I’m not educated in is the field of political science. And so for me to be sharing my views and influencing people of who I think they should be voting for … I think would be very irresponsible on my part.”
He went on to say, “I think celebrity endorsements hurt politicians. As soon as somebody comes out for a politician, especially in Hollywood, when they all go, ‘I’m voting for this guy!’ “ I go, ‘That’s not who I’m voting for!’ ”
I’m with him on this one. So many celebrities and musicians are backing their choice of politicians, but shut up about it already. No one cares who you’re voting for, because in the end, all you have is one vote and it doesn’t carry any more weight than mine.