Kid Rock Responds To Protesters

Kid Rock says criticism about his upcoming concerts in Detroit is politically motivated.

Kid Rock
Patrick Dewey
– Kid Rock
Taste Of Country Music Festival, Hunter Mountain, Hunter, N.Y.

The Detroit-area native whose real name is Robert Ritchie posted an obscenity-laced response Monday on Facebook to a planned protest by the National Action Network’s Detroit chapter.

The first of six concerts at the new

Kid Rock, who is white, wrote, “None of this would be going on if I were not thinking of running for office.”

He has been encouraged to run for the U.S. Senate as a Republican.