When Hank Williams Jr. stopped by Fox & Friends this morning, co-host Brian Kilmeade noted that Williams is best known for his country music and his and many years as the voice of Monday Night Football. But there are so many more layers to the Hank Williams Jr. Onion: “He knows a little about politics, too!” Little being the operative word! Williams was in rare form, describing this summer’s “Golf Summit” — the mid-June match in which President Obama and Speaker Boehner apparently walloped Vice President Biden and Ohio’s Governor Kasich — as “One of the biggest political mistakes ever,” which proves that Williams seriously needs to bone up on his Alien and Sedition Acts. When the co-hosts asked Williams to explain, he offered this fascinating political insight: “Come on! Come on! It would be like Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu!” Watch the video below:
The F&F co-hosts became visibly uncomfortable — even more uncomfortable than a few seconds earlier, when Williams made an awkward pass at Gretchen Carlson. Kilmeade said that he didn’t entirely understand the comparison. Williams: “I’m glad you don’t, brother, ’cause a lot of people do. They’re the enemy! Obama! And Biden! Are you kiddin’ me, the Three Stooges!” So there you have it: Obama is both the modern incarnation of Hitler and also Moe, and Joe Biden is double-timing it as Larry and Curly. And they say there’s no thoughtful political discourse in this country!
The best part of the interview came when Williams loudly expostulated, “We’re more polarized than we’ve ever been. I’m not gonna sugarcoat it. We’re polarized!” Yes, and we certainly are lucky to have people like Hank Williams Jr. who are doing their best to fix that polarization by going on Fox & Friends and comparing the sitting President of the United States to a genocidal madman. Actually, hmmm, now that I think about it, didn’t Hitler rise to power by using his celebrity (Mein Kampf was a horrible bestseller, remember) to get lots of speaking engagements where he made sweeping and ridiculously vague political statements about “The Enemy”? So actually, when you think about it for two really stupid seconds, Hank Williams Jr. is exactly like Adolf Hitler.
Therefore, Obama is Hitler, Williams is Hitler, Congress is Hitler, Wall Street is Hitler, you’re Hitler, I’m Hitler, and we live in a horrible nation of Hitlers. Now can we focus on more important things like fixing our motherf—ing economy?
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