Tom is exactly right. The NRA would do well to disassociated itself with Nugent because he paints ALL gun owners in a light that is very unfavorable at best and at worst, gives plenty of ammo to anti-gun advocates.
I'm all for being passionate about one's beliefs but you also have to be smart about how you go about reaching your objectives with maximum effectiveness.
"Great genius will always encounter fierce opposition from mediocre minds." --Albert Einstein.