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Moore is in the line of Clint's ire
New York Daily News ^ | 1/13/2005 | Lloyd Grove

Posted on 01/13/2005 9:16:30 AM PST by pikecountyrepublican

Clint Eastwood squinted like Dirty Harry Tuesday night as he took aim at Michael Moore.

"Michael Moore and I actually have a lot in common - we both appreciate living in a country where there's free expression," Eastwood told the star-dotted crowd attending the National Board of Review awards dinner at Tavern on the Green, where Eastwood picked up a Special Filmmaking Achievement prize for "Million Dollar Baby."

Then, the Republican-leaning actor/director advised the lefty filmmaker: "But, Michael, if you ever show up at my front door with a camera - I'll kill you."

The audience erupted in laughter, and Eastwood grinned dangerously.

"I mean it," he added, provoking more guffaws.

Sitting well out of range at a table in back, Moore - who received a special "Freedom of Expression" award for his anti-Bush polemic "Fahrenheit 9/11" - chuckled.

What a difference from last summer, when Moore's supporters complained that death threats were arriving almost daily and the director showed up at the Democratic Convention with a security detail.

Back then, Moore was outraged when CNN anchor Bill Hemmer suggested during an interview that some folks might want to see him dead.

"Can you think of any other interview in the history of television where a politician or a movie director was asked about people wanting to see him dead?" Moore seethed to me at the time.

But, in this case, Moore's rep told me yesterday: "Michael laughed along with everyone else, and took Mr. Eastwood's comments in the lighthearted spirit in which they were given."

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clinteastwood; entertainment; hollywood; hollywoodright; liberals; michaelmoore; republicans; socialists
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1 posted on 01/13/2005 9:16:31 AM PST by pikecountyrepublican
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To: pikecountyrepublican

Eastwood just went up a couple of notches on my totem pole. He slipped a few in last few yrs.


2 posted on 01/13/2005 9:18:03 AM PST by mlbford2 ("Never wrestle with a pig; you can't win, you just get filthy, and the pig loves it...")
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To: pikecountyrepublican

Do ya feel lucky? Well? DO YA?


3 posted on 01/13/2005 9:18:22 AM PST by OKSooner
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To: pikecountyrepublican

Go ahead punk....... make my day! That is priceless!!! Nice post.


4 posted on 01/13/2005 9:18:34 AM PST by Bigturbowski
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To: pikecountyrepublican

Dear Lardass,

I EVER see you in PERSON, you WILL get an asskicking. Bet on it.

And I ain't joking like Clint was.

NASTY FATBODY!


5 posted on 01/13/2005 9:18:42 AM PST by HMFIC (The Peace Symbol is the FOOTPRINT of the American CHICKEN!)
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To: pikecountyrepublican

6 posted on 01/13/2005 9:19:14 AM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: pikecountyrepublican; Hap; Xenalyte; humblegunner; Allegra

Clint rules!!!!


7 posted on 01/13/2005 9:19:21 AM PST by Bacon Man (Everyone thinks it's funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's hilarious!)
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To: pikecountyrepublican
Dying ain't no way to make a living, boy!

LVM

8 posted on 01/13/2005 9:19:43 AM PST by LasVegasMac (Political head butting is nothing compared to tectonic plate head butting.)
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To: pikecountyrepublican
LOL!!
9 posted on 01/13/2005 9:21:20 AM PST by DTogo (U.S. out of the U.N. & U.N out of the U.S.)
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To: LasVegasMac

Shut your face hippie.

Heartbreak Ridge


10 posted on 01/13/2005 9:21:36 AM PST by Rocky Mountain High
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To: pikecountyrepublican

I would like to see Michael Moore as DNC Chairman. I would also like him to have his own cable network and be on all the time. :)


11 posted on 01/13/2005 9:23:28 AM PST by saveliberty (Liberal= in need of therapy, but would rather ruin lives of those less fortunate to feel good)
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To: pikecountyrepublican

"Messrs. Moore...

"Now...it's my will against yours...and YOU WILL LOSE. So...oh-six hundred tomorrow...that's 6 o'clock...in the morning...for all you people who don't "habla"."

Sincerely,
Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Highway


12 posted on 01/13/2005 9:23:57 AM PST by Christian4Bush ("Dear Dems: Your message got out. A popular and electoral majority of voters rejected it. The End.")
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To: LasVegasMac

"There are those with guns and those who dig. You're a digger."

Blondie to Tuco in GB&U


13 posted on 01/13/2005 9:24:05 AM PST by mlbford2 ("Never wrestle with a pig; you can't win, you just get filthy, and the pig loves it...")
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To: LasVegasMac

Buzzard's gotta eat; same as a worm.


14 posted on 01/13/2005 9:24:55 AM PST by cowboyway (My Hero's have always been cowboys.)
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To: HMFIC
And I ain't joking like Clint was.

I don't think Clint was really joking. I've loved Clint Eastwood since I was a little girl who had a big crush on Rowdy Yates (Ah, Wagon Train, those were the days!).

15 posted on 01/13/2005 9:25:03 AM PST by CAluvdubya (From the RED part of California)
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To: pikecountyrepublican

I've always said that you can say anything with a smile on your face. Even if you are serious.


16 posted on 01/13/2005 9:25:33 AM PST by Pest (My reality check bounced!)
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To: Rocky Mountain High
Shut your face hippie.

Heartbreak Ridge

See my post at #12, plus this message to Messrs. Moore:

"With all due respect, sir, you're beginning to bore the hell out of me."

17 posted on 01/13/2005 9:26:14 AM PST by Christian4Bush ("Dear Dems: Your message got out. A popular and electoral majority of voters rejected it. The End.")
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To: pikecountyrepublican
I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.


-- (from Pink Cadillac, 1989 - John Eskow)
18 posted on 01/13/2005 9:26:36 AM PST by vannrox (The Preamble to the Bill of Rights - without it, our Bill of Rights is meaningless!)
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To: Bigturbowski
We boil at different degrees.

Clint Eastwood
19 posted on 01/13/2005 9:27:30 AM PST by vannrox (The Preamble to the Bill of Rights - without it, our Bill of Rights is meaningless!)
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To: CAluvdubya

Me neither. At least, I HOPE he wasn't. I'd really like to beat down fatboy, it would be worth the jail time although I am pretty good at talking my way out of trouble.


20 posted on 01/13/2005 9:28:18 AM PST by HMFIC (The Peace Symbol is the FOOTPRINT of the American CHICKEN!)
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To: pikecountyrepublican
"Then, the Republican-leaning actor/director advised the lefty filmmaker: "But, Michael, if you ever show up at my front door with a camera - I'll kill you."...."I mean it," he added.."

Can the rest of us talk like that to the porky Mr. Moore, or would we be arrested for threatening?

21 posted on 01/13/2005 9:28:27 AM PST by nightdriver
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To: pikecountyrepublican

22 posted on 01/13/2005 9:28:29 AM PST by Preech1 (Eliminate all possibilitiies...whatever is left must be the answer, no matter how improbable.)
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To: Pest

In Texas you can end any insult with, "Bless his heart" and get away with it too.


23 posted on 01/13/2005 9:28:31 AM PST by WilliamWallace1999
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To: Christian4Bush

You forgot your fortune. It says...you're s*** out of luck.

The Dead Pool


24 posted on 01/13/2005 9:31:00 AM PST by Rocky Mountain High
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To: Preech1

It might take a couple of rounds in Mikey's case...


25 posted on 01/13/2005 9:32:06 AM PST by Frank_Discussion (May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather!)
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To: HMFIC

My thoughts exactly. I'll even let him have the first shot.

Then it'll be my turn.


26 posted on 01/13/2005 9:32:22 AM PST by An Old Marine (Freedom isn't Free)
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To: WilliamWallace1999
In Texas you can end any insult with, "Bless his heart" and get away with it too.

Let Michael Moore get a look at Abu Ghraib (sp?) FROM THE INSIDE, Bless his heart!

27 posted on 01/13/2005 9:32:22 AM PST by CAluvdubya (From the RED part of California)
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To: WilliamWallace1999

if i were clint, my only words to Moore would be "Swords or pistols?"


28 posted on 01/13/2005 9:32:22 AM PST by Schwaeky (and they will tremble again, at the sound of our silence..)
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To: mlbford2

"Dyin' ain't much of a livin' boy" (Jose Wales)


29 posted on 01/13/2005 9:33:36 AM PST by Lekker 1 (A government policy to rob Peter to pay Paul can be assured of the support of Paul.(Shaw))
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To: pikecountyrepublican
Micheal Moron: Hey, mister. Didn't you get the idea? We don't like to see bad boys like you in town. Go get your mule. You let him get away from you?

Clint: You see, that's what I want to talk to you about. He's feeling really down.

Michael Moron: Eh?

Clint: My mule! You see he went and got all riled up when you men went and fired them shots at his feet. I understand you men were just playing around, but the muley... he just doesn't get it. Of course if you were to all just apologize...

*Michael Moron and his cronies laugh*

Clint: *Lowering his head so his hat covers his face and all you see is a smoke cloud rising from his cigar. Lifts his pancho and raises his head to pierce Michael Moron's soul with his steely blue eyes* I don't think it's nice of you laughing. You see, my mule don't like people laughing. He gets the crazy idea you're laughing at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might be able to convince him that you really didn't mean it.

*Michael Moron and friends tense up and slowly reach for their guns*

Clint: *BANG BANG BANG BANG!*

-silence-

Clint: *walking back the empty street. Stops and turns to the undertaker* My mistake 5 coffins: 2 for Michael Moron and 3 for the other 3 I killed.
30 posted on 01/13/2005 9:33:49 AM PST by Stringfellow Hawke (#6: Be seeing you!)
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To: Rocky Mountain High

Let's not forget, and this one REALLY applies to Michael Moore--a JAMF (Jive A**...well you can figure out the rest)

Sudden Impact


31 posted on 01/13/2005 9:33:49 AM PST by Christian4Bush ("Dear Dems: Your message got out. A popular and electoral majority of voters rejected it. The End.")
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To: pikecountyrepublican

"Now I know what you're thinking, Mikey. Is Clint joking or is he serious? But seeing as this is a .44 magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and will blow your fat head clean off, what you gotta ask yourself is 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya? ...punk?"


32 posted on 01/13/2005 9:34:12 AM PST by Redcloak (My New Year's resolution: To make up a new tag line.)
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To: pikecountyrepublican

Cint just made my day.


33 posted on 01/13/2005 9:34:15 AM PST by TruthWillWin
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To: An Old Marine

LOL!

Lardass would have to bring a lunch however, so that I could sit down and eat it while he TRIES to kick my ass. I loathe that tub of guts more than anything I have ever encountered in 43 years!


34 posted on 01/13/2005 9:34:16 AM PST by HMFIC (The Peace Symbol is the FOOTPRINT of the American CHICKEN!)
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To: Stringfellow Hawke

A Few Dollars More?

That scene was AWESOME!


35 posted on 01/13/2005 9:35:21 AM PST by HMFIC (The Peace Symbol is the FOOTPRINT of the American CHICKEN!)
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To: pikecountyrepublican

""Can you think of any other interview in the history of television where a politician or a movie director was asked about people wanting to see him dead?" Moore seethed to me at the time."

If the shoe fits, wear it ...


36 posted on 01/13/2005 9:35:39 AM PST by WildTurkey (When will CBS Retract and Apologize?)
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To: LasVegasMac

Sorry about dupin' your post. There are dozens of timeless quotes in "Jose Wales"!


37 posted on 01/13/2005 9:36:18 AM PST by Lekker 1 (A government policy to rob Peter to pay Paul can be assured of the support of Paul.(Shaw))
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To: HMFIC
Yep, wonderful scene.

Can anyone explain to me why people think Unforgiven comes close to those original Sergio Leone westerns. I've never understood how anyone can claim the hollywoodized Unforgiven even compares to the stylish Sergio Leone versions.
38 posted on 01/13/2005 9:37:22 AM PST by Stringfellow Hawke (#6: Be seeing you!)
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To: Stringfellow Hawke
Can anyone explain to me why people think Unforgiven comes close to those original Sergio Leone westerns.

First, please explain what you thought was "hollywoodized" about Unforgiven.

39 posted on 01/13/2005 9:39:26 AM PST by new cruelty
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To: pikecountyrepublican

Search is our friend.


40 posted on 01/13/2005 9:39:29 AM PST by newgeezer (Just my opinion, of course. Your mileage may vary.)
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To: saveliberty

My GOD do you have a fetish for FAT pieces of excrement. I suppose you voted for that TRAITOR too. If you want to condemn the Democratic Party to extinction Put this Bastard on full time.


41 posted on 01/13/2005 9:41:05 AM PST by snowman1
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To: new cruelty
It's a hollywood western, made in Hollywood by Hollywood folk.

Sergio Leone's westerns were made outside of Hollywood, in Italy with very little money.
42 posted on 01/13/2005 9:41:18 AM PST by Stringfellow Hawke (#6: Be seeing you!)
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To: Stringfellow Hawke

So any western not made outside of Hollywood is not worth its weight?


43 posted on 01/13/2005 9:42:41 AM PST by new cruelty
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To: pikecountyrepublican
I'm getting a warm fuzzy over this!


44 posted on 01/13/2005 9:44:05 AM PST by MarineBrat (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools!)
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To: new cruelty

I think its a case of Leone being a much better film maker then Eastwood is. Try as he may he'll never have the eye or unique sensibility of his two great mentors Leone or Don Siegel (Unforgiven is dedicated to both of them btw)


45 posted on 01/13/2005 9:45:22 AM PST by Borges
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To: pikecountyrepublican

feelin' lucky, fat punk?


46 posted on 01/13/2005 9:45:25 AM PST by Danae (Liberals are the greatest enemy of freedom on Earth)
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To: CAluvdubya

That was Rawhide....as Rowdy.

but Clint had made guest appearances on Wagon Train before that.

make me think of old Wishbone....and his chuckwagon.

Rawhide was a staple at my house....Friday nights, always homecooked burgers....then came color and High Chapparel.


47 posted on 01/13/2005 9:46:29 AM PST by wardaddy (Quisiera ser un pez para tocar mi nariz en tu pecera)
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To: mlbford2

"Michael laughed along with everyone else, and took Mr. Eastwood's comments in the lighthearted spirit in which they were given."


48 posted on 01/13/2005 9:46:35 AM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting johnathangaltfilms.com and jihadwatch.org)
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To: CAluvdubya

Go rent the movie, "THE BEGUILDED," if you haven't already seen it. 1971..Clint is beautiful in this movie. I think it is one of his best and most underrated performances. It's actually quite provocative for the time, also.


49 posted on 01/13/2005 9:46:49 AM PST by Hildy ( To work is to dance, to live is to worship, to breathe is to love.)
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To: Borges

I was aware of that. I think Unforgiven is a fine movie.


50 posted on 01/13/2005 9:47:03 AM PST by new cruelty
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