Kid Rock supports Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan

The rock star offers his support for the GOP candidate and running mate at the risk of losing some fans


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Associated Press
October 9, 2012 3:07PM (UTC)

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) -- Kid Rock hasn't been shy about supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan, even if it costs him some fans.

The made-in-Michigan rock musician introduced Ryan during a rally Monday night in the Detroit suburb of Rochester.

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The rapper, born Robert Ritchie, told the raucous crowd gathered at Oakland University that he believes "you have to stand for something" even if it may alienate a few fans.

Rock added that it was OK to disagree, particularly in a music business that he says "leans very left."

He quieted the crowd a bit when he shared his pride over the election of Barack Obama as the first black president. But he quickly added he was sorry Obama "didn't do a better job."

© 2012 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

 


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