Kid Rock Vetoes Celebrity Political Endorsements

August 26, 2008 By:
Kid Rock Vetoes Celebrity Political Endorsements

Unlike every other celebrity in LA, Kid Rock has nothing to say about either of the presidential candidates. He may have an opinion, but he's keeping mum on the subject altogether.

He tells CMT Insider, "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 goes on to say that celebrity endorsements actually hurt politicians as
opposed to helping them. He also says in Hollywood it's a case of following the leader. As soon as one person shows support for a politician, everyone jumps on the bandwagon.

Kid is brave to make such a bold statement like that, especially when so
many celebrities are doing exactly what he's talking about. But we have to give it to him for speaking his mind. And not for nothing, but it is a
little tiring to hear a new celeb every other day endorsing their fave
candidate.