One of the bigger news stories to hit this week involved a 16-year-old high school student in South Carolina being thrown around like a rag doll by a large police officer in a classroom. Cell phone video of the violent arrest popped up on social media and became a major topic of discussion on cable news, largely because it showed a small black female being choked and thrown around by a muscle-bound white cop. The officer, Ben Fields, has since been fired for the incident and the young girl, who was recently orphaned, suffered numerous injuries and has retained a lawyer.
While there has been widespread outrage over the actions of Fields towards the student, the Conservative Entertainment Complex has predictably taken the stance that the police officer did nothing wrong and this was all the young girl’s fault. Essentially, the overriding narrative among the Fox News types is that the teenager was being disruptive in class and should have immediately complied with Fields’ commands. Because she refused to get up out of her seat, she brought all of this on herself.
Taking that narrative to the extreme, over-the-hill rocker and noted pants shitter Ted Nugent took to his regular column on the Official Website for Tin-Foil Hat Wearers ™ WND to spread some of his special brand of racist douchebaggery. Calling the 16-year-old a “brat” who had it coming in the title of the piece, Nugent lauded Fields for his dragging the student out “kicking and squealing like the disobedient punk she is.” He also claimed that the teenager likely “disobeyed her parents,” obviously unaware that she had recently been orphaned and is now living in foster care.
The Nuge then proceeded to launch into one of his standard word-salad infused diatribes, this time claiming all the black people who have been killed by cops or neighborhood watchmen in recent years had it coming and deserved their fates.
None of my family members would attack a neighborhood watch volunteer and end up getting shot and killed.
None of my children would steal anything from a store and then assault the shopkeeper.
None of my children would defy orders from a cop, assault him and attempt to steal his gun, then attack him and get shot in self-defense.
None of the Nugent family would sell illegal cigarettes then violently resist arrest.
None of my children would disobey a directive from a teacher or any school authority figure.
See, if they had all grown up with the values and morals of a Nugent upbringing — which apparently consists of pedophilia, adultery and threatening public figures with a machine gun — then they all would be alive now. But, because they didn’t completely “obey” the police (funny coming from someone who has railed against the government and called for armed insurrection), they deserved a dose of reality. In the words of Nugent, “[a]ct like an animal and you will end up being treated like an animal.”
In case you were wondering, yes, Ted Nugent is still a racist shitbag.