By Adele Hampton - 10/09/12 01:22 PM EDT
"It is a little difficult to put myself in this position knowing it may alienate a few fans, but you know what, I really believe strongly that it’s OK to disagree on politics and the direction of our country without hating one another," he said. "I mean, it’s no secret that I am embedded in an industry that leans very left, and I’ve listened to all the arguments and visions for our country. Don’t worry, I’m not going to give you a recap or stand up here and preach politics like some of my friends in Hollywood."
Before leaving the stage, Kid Rock touted GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's debate performance and said he is gearing up for Thursday's vice presidential debate.
"Yeah, I enjoyed it so much I think I might throw a keg party for the Ryan-Biden debate," he said.
The Romney-Ryan campaign often uses Kid Rock's “Born Free” during its rallies. Before starting his stump speech Monday night, Ryan praised the singer as "a fellow hunter, a fellow fan of rock ‘n’ roll and a great Midwesterner who shares a vision not only with Mitt Romney, but also with myself," according to media reports.