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Don’t add Kid Rock to the list of memorable Republican freakouts following President Barack Obama’s reelection last night. Dude’s actually pretty chill about it.

The hardcore Mitt Romney supporter ran into Obama at this weekend’s Kennedy Center Honors in D.C., and says the two were – gasp – actually cordial.

Rock told CNN that the two spoke at the annual event and quickly put their campaign differences behind them, and that both had a good time together.

Barack Obama on January 20
Photo via Biden Inaugural Committee via Getty Images

“It was nice. I saw the president tonight. He said, ‘I’m still here.’ I said, ‘No hard feelings.’”


Throughout the 2012 presidential race, Romney used Kid Rock’s “Born Free” as his campaign theme song, something the rocker says he “felt great” about.

Now he’s ready to move on, however.

“You cross your fingers, you move forward, you hope for the best,” he said. “You respect the office of the President of the United States, and the great thing is in four years, we get to choose again.”

Okay, someone stop the presses. This is bordering on civil.

Somewhere, Ted Nugent and Donald Trump are so pissed.