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Hank Williams Jr.
Hank Williams Jr. is giving the encore no one really asked for. The country star, who caused a stir last year by comparing President Barack Obama to Hitler, unleashed more sensational criticism of the commander in chief at the Iowa State Fair Friday.
According to the Des Moines Register, Williams told the crowd: "We've got a Muslim president who hates farming, hates the military, hates the U.S. and we hate him!"
Williams has a history of speaking his mind about Obama. Last year, ESPN dropped Williams’ “All My Rowdy Friends” from its Monday Night Football broadcast after he appeared on Fox & Friends and criticized House Speaker John Boehner for playing golf with the president, calling it "one of the biggest political mistakes ever."
"It's like Hitler playing golf with (Israel Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu," he said.
Last month, Williams again hammered at the president by releasing a politically charged album, "Old School, New Rules."
"Hey Barack pack your bags, head to Chicago, take your teleprompter with you so you'll know where to go," Williams sings on the track "Take Back Our Country."
When the album was released, Williams said he didn’t mind if people didn’t agree with the album’s political message.
"If you like it, fine; if you don't, great. ... People everywhere from New York to California can't take it anymore, and they are ready for a change."
Williams isn’t the only musician to speak out about politics in colorful ways this month. Megadeth singer Dave Mustaine claimed Obama staged the July shooting in Aurora, Colo., as part of a secret, anti-gun agenda.
Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello slammed presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s VP pick, Paul Ryan, as "clueless." Romney also had trouble from indie rockers Silversun Pickups, who mocked his campaign for using one of their songs without permission.
To revisit Williams' controversial Obama comments from last year, watch the video below.
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