It wasn’t entirely shocking when the Monday Night Football theme-song icon was eighty-sixed from the show last fall after comments he made comparing Obama to Hitler. Williams’ hard-right politics were never really hidden, and Old School New Rules leans heavily on that persona, spewing Internet-troll claptrap about the ”gotcha” media and impinged freedom. All the Don’t Tread on Me-isms trample some otherwise winning melodies, like the Brad Paisley-assisted tribute to Jr.’s dad, ”I’m Gonna Get Drunk and Play Hank Williams.” C-
'OLD SCHOOL' POLITICS Williams gets lost in politics and forgets about his day job as a musician (CMT)
Genre: Country; Lead Performer: Hank Williams Jr.; Music Label: Warner Bros.
Posted July 6 2012 — 12:00 AM EDT
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