Conservative rocker and gun enthusiast Ted Nugent denounced U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s “outrageous lie” in encouraging fellow Democrats to “brainwash people into thinking about guns in a vastly different way” to turn them against guns with the same tactics used against smoking.

“Eric Holder’s call for brainwashing America about guns comes as no surprise to anyone paying attention to this administration,” Nugent, a member of the board of directors of the National Rifle Association, told Newsmax exclusively on Monday.