The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Conservative Firing Line
Grammy award-winning musician Kid Rock, American Idol contestant and country musician Kellie Pickler, and musician Zack Brown entertain troops stationed at Kandahar, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, during the 2008 USO Holiday Tour. (Wikimedia-Commons)
Kid Rock as the next United States Senator from the Wolverine State? According to Michigan GOP press officer Sarah Anderson, the notion of a Senator Rock “would be awesome.”
Born Robert James Ritchie in the town of Romeo, Michigan (30 miles south of Detroit), Kid Rock’s name is being bandied about to make a run for the US Senate.
Livingston County Tea Party activist Wes Nakagiri has been advocating that the state’s GOP give serious consideration to the self-proclaimed “American Badass” to take on Democrat Debbie Stabenow in 2018.
As reported by the Michigan-wide news portal MLive.com, Nakagiri said of the entertainer;
” … has name I.D., is an out-of-the-box idea, and would kind of get rid of that stodgy Republican image,”…post was originally published on this site