10 Most Ridiculous Claims Made By Megadeth's Dave Mustaine

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See also: Dave Mustaine Says Obama Staged Fast and Furious Gunwalking Scandal, Aurora, Colorado, and Sikh Temple Shootings
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See also: Dave Mustaine's Advice for Starving Women in Africa: "Put a Plug in It"
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Main Megadeth man Dave Mustaine really upped his verbal diarrhea game with the recent revelation that he truly believes President Barack Obama is directly responsible for the "Fast and Furious" gunwalking scandal at the US/Mexico border, and the Aurora, Colorado, and Sikh Temple shootings in Wisconsin. We're mostly immune to his brash ramblings, but man have they really piled up this year.

I though we'd take a look at 10 more awesomely atrocious comments Mustaine has made over the years.

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Pit Magazine
October 2004
"Yeah, you've got Tom Morello from Audioslave walking around talking about freeing the people in South America while he is walking around in his fucking Gucci silk suits. Spare me, what do you know about that? Talk about hypocrisy."
Why it's ridiculous: I Googled "Tom Morello, Gucci silk suit" and didn't find a single picture.

Metal Edge
July 2007
"But I'm also the unofficial elected official of the disenfranchised youth of America. I can get into the focus groups and actually say what is relevant. Even though I'm not 18 anymore or struggling with Stridex and testosterone, I do still have an 18-year-old inside of me."
Why it's ridiculous: Unofficially, officially, "I do still have an 18-year-old inside of me," could be misconstrued as a Freudian slip.

Spin Magazine
November 2011
"I met a fan in Kentucky who had throat cancer. He was only supposed to live a few weeks. For some reason, I reached out, grabbed his throat, and started praying for the dude. He lived long enough to give me this on our next tour. It's signed by the governor and says I'm an honorary Kentucky colonel."
Why it's ridiculous: A description of a certificate that ranks as one of Mustaine's most prized possessions. Dave is apparently capable of curing cancer now.

LA Weekly
February 2012
"I watch some of these shows from over in Africa, and you've got starving women with six kids. Well, how about, you know, put a plug in it? It's like, you shouldn't be having children if you can't feed them."
Why it's ridiculous: I'm reading all of these things about how Dave Mustaine keeps putting his foot in his mouth. Well, how about, you know, put a plug in it, Dave?

The Hour
March 2012
"I have a lot of questions about [Obama], but certainly not where he was born. I know he was born somewhere else than America. . . I'm not calling a question to it, I just . . . How come he was invisible until he became whatever he was in Illinois?"
Why it's ridiculous: Sheriff Joe's evidence did not list Dave Mustaine as a credible source in his birther investigation.

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This is clearly posted by a dumb ass liberal. 

Most of these quotes actually made sense.  Your counter-arguments were not only PURELY personal attacks.  (because you don't have any logical counter-arguments)  And I like the part where you claimed he was against gays... RIGHT AFTER YOU POSTED A QUOTE WHERE HE SAID HE WAS INDIFFERENT TO GAYS! 

Every single comment you posted about him was a shallow, superficial, personal attack on him, also.  You had zero counter arguments to what the ACTUAL POINTS that he was making.  All you did was call him an idiot, which makes it seem like you don't know what you are talking about at all.  You just dislike his views because he doesn't call himself a liberal, not because you actually understand a single thing about the topics he was posting.

Whats wrong with not having kids that you cant feed?  That's just common fucking sense. 

Anyway, you idiots have fun with your 100% correct world view.  Im sure the $19 trillion dollar national debt doesn't signify that we are doing something wrong with how we vote.


"Why it's ridiculous: I Googled "Tom Morello, Gucci silk suit" and didn't find a single picture."So because one Google search came up fruitless, that's concrete evidence that Morello never owned a Gucci silk suit?  Nice investigation, detective.


He's living proof that artists often have very little perch on Truth and in fact, are often regressive towards that way.

Brandon Bennett
Brandon Bennett

"ermehged dave mustaine sed tertellah meeeean stuuuuf about obaaaaama." on the one hand, i think obama's re-election campaign owes village voice a hefty sum for how much ink ya'll spend attacking anyone who dares utter a word against him. on the other hand, this is one of the shittiest articles ever written (the sarcasm is is piss-poor and the unspoken warrants couldn't survive the critical thought process of a south american tree sloth on heroin) so, if i were them i would refuse to pay.


the february 2012 one about poor people not breeding kids that they cannot afford sounds like a pretty good idea.

Up On The Sun
Up On The Sun

That's a good one, Adrian John Flanagan -- everyone knows that MEGADETH is the FIRST best metal band in the world, right?

Up On The Sun
Up On The Sun

"Unofficially, officially, "I do still have an 18-year-old inside of me," could be misconstrued as a Freudian slip."

Adrian John Flanagan
Adrian John Flanagan

I still think his most ridiculous claim is that Megadeth is the 2nd best metal band in the world.

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