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Dave Mustaine Says Obama Staged Fast and Furious Gunwalking Scandal, Aurora, Colorado, and Sikh Temple Shootings

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Megadeth frontman and former Arizonan Dave Mustaine has a long and storied history of saying shitty, terrible, controversial, and stupid things. Most of the time we don't really care, because, you know, that's his deal and Megadeth rules. (We even argue that Mustaine is Metal's MVP).

But today Blabbermouth.net posted audio from a Tuesday, August 7, Megadeth performance at Fort Canning in Singapore that takes things to a new, what-the-hell level, with Mustaine stating that President Barack Obama staged the "Fast and Furious" gunwalking scandal, the massacre in Aurora, Colorado, and the recent shootings at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

"Back in my country, my president, he's trying to pass a gun ban, so he's staging all of these murders, like the 'Fast And Furious' thing down at the border; Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there; and now the beautiful people at the Sikh temple."

He continued:

"I was talking to J.D., our promoter here tonight... What a great guy. I was saying, 'I don't know where I'm gonna live if America keeps going the way it's going because it looks like it's turning into Nazi America. And he said, 'Move down here to Singapore.'"

Blabbermouth has the full audio clip.

We get it, Dave. You're conservative and proud about it. But you're making it awfully hard to keep putting up with the frothing rants. Maybe you should take J.D. up on his offer?

See also: Megadeth's Dave Ellefson: "Why I'm Trying to Become a Pastor" See also: Dave Mustaine's Advice for Starving Women in Africa: "Put a Plug in It" See also: Megadeth's Dave Mustaine is Metal's MVP See also: Rusty Assault Rifles Found in Madera Canyon Not Part of Fast and Furious, ATF Confirms See also: Gigantour Featuring Megadeth, Motorhead, Lacuna Coil, Volbeat at Comerica Theatre, 2/25/12


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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.