He continued, “My favorite president was actually John Kennedy. Oh, and Eisenhower. I don’t think we’ve had anyone like those guys since Reagan, but you need somebody you can believe in.
“Look, I didn’t believe in everything Kennedy said or did, but you believed in your heart that he was really there and he was going to stand up for what he believed in. That’s what is most important. Today they say one thing one day, and another thing another day. You can’t figure these guys out.
“The bottom line is I’m a definite old school Republican and you can put that in there. I was one of the few people that came out for McCain and got a lot of shit for it.
“There’s an awful lot of people out there in L.A. that were jumping up and down for Obama that aren’t right now. It’s just what it is. So much of this stuff is politicizing, what the media does is so much about selling a product. It makes me kind of nuts.
“This band has always has had a policy we’re all pretty much on the same page when new start talking politics. We all came up in that era when you were taught that can do anything you set your minds to and by God we walked on the moon, just like JFK said we would.”
Below: Joe Perry tweet from February 2012