MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine took part in a meet-and-greet and special autograph signing yesterday (Wednesday, August 15) at Guitar Center in San Diego, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the event, which was free to the public, can be seen below.
As previously reported, Mustaine last week publicly accused President Barack Obama of somehow being responsible for recent mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin.
“Back in my country, my president is trying to pass a gun ban,” Mustaine said at an August 7 concert in Singapore. “So he’s staging all of these murders, like the Fast and Furious thing down at the border and Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there. And now the beautiful people at the Sikh temple.”
He continued: “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.”
In a recent interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Mustaine said he was “disgusted” with Obama.
“See, the thing that I laugh about when I hear Obama say, ‘Give the folks a chance,'” Mustaine said, responding to comments Obama made about small businesses at a campaign stop in Virginia. “‘Give everybody a chance. Take away from the rich people.’ Well, what happens when the folks that he’s giving a chance gets a chance, becomes successful, is rich. Well, then all of a sudden, you’re Obama‘s enemy now.”
“I’m disgusted with this guy,” he added. “He’s my president, I respect the office of the presidency, but I think as a person and the things that he says, I’ve never heard anything this offensive ever come out of the mouth of a president. And I’m 50 — I’ve heard a lot of presidents talk in my life.”
Mustaine then went on to again question the president’s American citizenship.
“Why hasn’t somebody moved to impeach this man?” Mustaine said. “With all of the proof about his birth certificate being fake. And you see the signs in Kenya that say ‘the birthplace of Barack Obama.’ Hello?! C’mon, guys. How stupid are we right now?”