Its obvious that Dave Mustaine's mother never told him that if doesn't have anything nice to say then please don't say anything at all. I'm all for free speech but after reading an article today about some of the gems that has came out of this mans mouth, I can't help but say. Come on maaaaan!!!
To recap Dave became "famous" for being the creator of Megadeth. He is also famous for being kicked out of Metallica back in the day. Since that time he is a born again christian and obviously doesn't really care about what people feel about him because he is just letting his views fly. Check some of these out.
Again all for free speech but when you're as famous as Dave you have to know that these quotes are going to get scrutinized. (thanks to noisecreep for the article and quotes)
On the topic of religion in schools:
"Its pretty clear that they're taking prayer out of school. It's been happening for a very long time. The very first schoolbook was written had God all over it. I collect books and I have some really, really old schoolbooks and God is mentioned on every single page. They are taking God out of the schools to dumb us down".
On being a birther:
"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?"
Calling other musicians stupid:
"Musicians who say they don't care, that they'd give it away for free, are stupid. They've never been hungry. If you are out there and being careless, and just letting your songs be downloaded for free, its probably goin gto reflect in your longevity"
Tells African women to 'put a plug in it':
"There's so many houses without a dad that it's just terrible. I mean, you know how they used to say there should be a license to have a baby? Well, as far fetched as that sounds, I really think that, if the parents aren't going to stick together, they shouldn't make that kind of commitment to life. 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?"