Singer Hank Williams Jr.
Singer Hank Williams Jr. points into the crowd at a campaign rally with U.S. Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain (R-AZ) in Columbus, Ohio October 31, 2008. Reuters

We are all Hank Williams Jr. At least, according to Hank Williams Jr., we are.

The country-music scion dropped in at The View on Tuesday to chat with the gals about his recent troubles. (As you may have heard, ESPN dropped him from their Monday Night Football broadcasts, just because he compared the President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.) Williams encapsulated his situation by retelling an exchange with his offspring.

My daughter said, 'Daddy are you in trouble?' They're gonna pull that,' the singer recalled. I said, 'If I am, then we all are.'

But don't worry; as Bocephus sees it, he -- and by extension, the rest of us -- will be just fine. Declaring As of May 1 in 2012, ladies and gentleman, he said with relish, me and my song will be free agents, the All My Rowdy Friends tunesmith reflected, America is a country of choices, we have choices of options, and we have choices and options.