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Eastwood's act caught GOP off guard
SF Gate ^ | 09/02/12 | Willie Brown

Posted on 09/02/2012 4:55:41 PM PDT by DFG

As for the Democratic National Convention, it will be the first one I skip since 1960.

Let's be honest: It has no mystery, no fights, and it's in Charlotte, N.C., which is about as far off the beaten path - or easy airplane connections - as you can get.

And when you get there, there is no shopping. The only thing to buy is bootleg booze.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: brown; charlotte; clinteastwood; dnc; eastwood; rnc; williebrown

1 posted on 09/02/2012 4:55:48 PM PDT by DFG
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To: DFG

“or easy airplane connections “

The author is just a bigot and anti-South. Charlotte is a connection airport to Atlanta, Cincinnati, and other major cities.


2 posted on 09/02/2012 5:01:05 PM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: DFG; All

Consider the source.


3 posted on 09/02/2012 5:01:59 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: DFG
Willie isn't just a Maoist...he's an elitist snob Maoist.You just know that he was wearing one of his $2,000 suits when he composed this.
4 posted on 09/02/2012 5:02:39 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Voter ID Equals "No Representation Without Respiration")
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To: DFG

Just the kind of dismissive elitist contempt one would expect from “Sodom by the Bay’’.


5 posted on 09/02/2012 5:03:12 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: DFG

His skit hit a nerve with the Libs/Lefties/MSM, too, because they are still talking/writing/reporting about it.


6 posted on 09/02/2012 5:03:34 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: CodeToad

Yes, I live here and this dude is nuts... Charlotte Douglas INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.... LOTS OF LEGAL BOOZE EVERYWHERE AND ALL TYPES. Bars , clubs, whatever...


7 posted on 09/02/2012 5:04:13 PM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: DFG
...and the first movie in which Chris Rock actually acts.

Wasn't he in New Jack City? Played a snitch if I remember right.

8 posted on 09/02/2012 5:05:03 PM PDT by SeeSharp
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To: DFG

My guess is that the writer’s never been more than 20 miles from any American coastline - ever.


9 posted on 09/02/2012 5:06:24 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: DFG
As for the Democratic National Convention, it will be the first one I skip since 1960.

Yeah there the ticket, we should let a life Long Democrat politician tell us what to think about the RNC.

10 posted on 09/02/2012 5:07:27 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: DFG
Its Willie Brown.

'nuff said.

11 posted on 09/02/2012 5:08:09 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: DFG
The only thing to buy is bootleg booze.

Wow - aren't we feeling a little uppity! I mean, bless his little heart, he's not wanting to leave good ol' San Francisco for someplace as lowly as Charlotte, North Carolina.

12 posted on 09/02/2012 5:08:27 PM PDT by meyer (It's 1860 all over again - the taxpayer is the new "N" word)
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To: TomGuy

Yep. Spin doctors here keep trying to diminish it as well. First bit of fresh air in this campaign at all, and one of the rare moments of joy in the past twenty two dismal years.


13 posted on 09/02/2012 5:09:48 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ( "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me." Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: DFG

Charlotte is one of the main hubs for USAir. It has DIRECT flights to every major city in the United States.


14 posted on 09/02/2012 5:09:57 PM PDT by WeatherGuy
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To: SeeSharp

He was Pookie the crackhead.


15 posted on 09/02/2012 5:10:41 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: meyer

I think what he really means is that there are no bath houses.


16 posted on 09/02/2012 5:10:56 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ( "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me." Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: DFG

It has no mystery, no fights,

Willie would prefer Chicago where tens of people are
shot every day...


17 posted on 09/02/2012 5:11:05 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: DFG; CodeToad; jmacusa; TomGuy; eclecticEel; meyer; Psalm 144; WeatherGuy; tet68; All
For those of you who don't know, Willie Brown is a former Speaker of the California State Assembly and a former Mayor of San Francisco.
18 posted on 09/02/2012 5:12:24 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: DFG

It was different, funny, and effective.


19 posted on 09/02/2012 5:12:39 PM PDT by Moorings
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To: DFG

This man only knows Manhatten and LA, and stereotypical antidotes about what lies in between. Poor soul, watched one too many episodes of Mayberry RFD, and thinks Otis is going to try and serve him moonshine.


20 posted on 09/02/2012 5:14:36 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: DFG

wow, what an idiot, Charlotte is a major airline hub, had tons of developments going on, it is BOOMING industry wise, bank wise, it is busier than New England, especially Connecticut

this guy has no clue what he is talking about


21 posted on 09/02/2012 5:15:56 PM PDT by RaceBannon (I wont vote for a gay marriage marxist gun grabber, or vote for Obama, either)
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To: DFG

I so don’t care what Willie Brown thinks about any Republican. Actually, nothing that he thinks is worthy of note.


22 posted on 09/02/2012 5:21:15 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: EveningStar

Isn’t he the basis for the Mr. Hanky character on South Park?


23 posted on 09/02/2012 5:39:54 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: DFG

The fact that he’s skipping the hussein fest speaks volumes. Conventions are places where pols go to be seen. He doesn’t want to be seen.


24 posted on 09/02/2012 5:42:42 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (WILLARD 2012 - It's not just a campaign, it's a conservative suicide pact!)
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To: DFG

FUN!


25 posted on 09/02/2012 5:44:05 PM PDT by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: DFG
(Author) And when you get there, there is no shopping. The only thing to buy is bootleg booze.

Oh, so the former pimp-lawyer and grafter, who had dozens of Armani suits in a walk-in closet that he bought on his $30,000/year salary as speaker of the California house of representatives, is a cultchah-vultchah and a snob now? So when did you go off drinking bootleg liquor, Willie?

Come on, Willie -- square up with us. Tell us you hate crackers, you hate Tarheel, and you won't go there until the brothers kill the last cracka MF in the State, and make it safe for bright new tomorrows, etc., etc.

26 posted on 09/02/2012 5:49:44 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: RaceBannon
this guy has no clue what he is talking about

He's actually dumping spleen on Tarheel to disguise the fact that, as our FRiends point out, it's really Bozo he's avoiding.

27 posted on 09/02/2012 5:51:59 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: DFG

28 posted on 09/02/2012 5:55:19 PM PDT by fso301
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To: TomGuy
His skit hit a nerve with the Libs/Lefties/MSM, too, because they are still talking/writing/reporting about it.

Traitor-spawn Mark Halperin of TIME magazine, son of Morton Halperin the Traitor, twice in one evening called Eastwood's speech "a Bayonne dinner-club routine". He went out of his way to show his venom both on Gwen Ifill's PBS convention show and Charlie Rose's show only minutes later.

Yeah, Clint hit a nerve.

Halperin and shower-buddy John Heilemann of The New Yorker went on and on, on Charlie Rose, about how the MSM was going to slice, dice, garble, and counterfeit Clint's critique -- that the GOP message would not get out. (They had to be pretty pissed to admit it!) But now the vid has gone viral, and they're all screwed. Between Clint and Dinesh D'Souza, Barky gots a lot of 'splainin' to do. </Ricky Ricardo>

29 posted on 09/02/2012 5:57:48 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: WeatherGuy

Charlotte is actually my fav airport in the US ... love them white rocking chairs


30 posted on 09/02/2012 6:03:10 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: swamprebel

Willie is San Francisco. You really don’t know who he IS?


31 posted on 09/02/2012 6:07:27 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: DFG

Every once in awhile, Willie goes way off the reservation. It’s interesting when he does, kind of a “nobody asked me...” Jimmy Cannon column.


32 posted on 09/02/2012 6:24:38 PM PDT by namvolunteer (Obama says the US is subservient to the UN and the Constitution does not apply. That is treason.)
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To: NCDave

what would make a person say something about our state that he knows nothing about?
he’s not a nice person apparently


33 posted on 09/02/2012 6:31:37 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: CodeToad

Weak excuse. Charlotte is a hub for US Air.


34 posted on 09/02/2012 6:50:06 PM PDT by bootless ("If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand on Earth."~RWR)
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To: ncpatriot

I guess in this case, this author is living my tagline...


35 posted on 09/02/2012 7:27:07 PM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: CodeToad

I’ve been there three times. No problem to get there and wonderful people.


36 posted on 09/02/2012 7:58:13 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: EEGator

re: He was Pookie the crackhead
= = = = = = = = = = = =

Willie Brown or Chris Rock? LOL


37 posted on 09/02/2012 8:00:18 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: DFG
or easy airplane connections

US Airways is based there and the airport has 500+ departures a day. Doesnt anyone proofread anything anymore?

38 posted on 09/02/2012 8:04:42 PM PDT by cardinal4
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To: NCDave
Willie Brown is just another...


empty chair

39 posted on 09/02/2012 8:16:58 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: jmacusa

I searched for empty chair on images.google.com and wow! thousands of images related to Clint mocking the empty chair!Empty Chair President

40 posted on 09/02/2012 8:21:20 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: DFG

Got my chair! Do you have yours?
We Own This!


41 posted on 09/02/2012 8:23:31 PM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Boy, I’ll say! Who is that dorky looking guy in the black glasses about three rows down?


42 posted on 09/02/2012 8:32:38 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: DFG

Bigoted no nothing California mega-thief douchebag coward bad mouths the wonderful city of Charlotte.


43 posted on 09/03/2012 1:26:54 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: DFG

Why didn’t he come right out and call it “moonshine”? You KNOW that’s what he was thinking.


44 posted on 09/03/2012 1:38:16 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: namvolunteer
...kind of a “nobody asked me...” Jimmy Cannon column.

Oh my, how I loved them. Didn't always agree, but very enjoyable to read on the after-work subway trip home.

45 posted on 09/03/2012 8:21:33 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: NCDave
Yes, I live here and this dude is nuts... Charlotte Douglas INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.... LOTS OF LEGAL BOOZE EVERYWHERE AND ALL TYPES. Bars , clubs, whatever...

Hey now, stop putting on airs, everybody in San Francisco knows all they need to about you southerners from the movies...

46 posted on 09/03/2012 8:36:21 AM PDT by Kenton (I love the smell of the Democrat flop sweat in the morning. it smells like... VICTORY!)
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To: doug from upland

Liberals simply have a personal comfort zone the size of a walnut. Everything is scary and foreign to them outside of their little concrete cities and dog parks.


47 posted on 09/03/2012 8:40:32 AM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: Kenton
LOL...."Yep, Anyways yall folks cud get us some shoes?" Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket
48 posted on 09/03/2012 8:48:16 AM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: DFG

I’ve made a flight connection once to Charlotte. Never saw the city but any one who doesn’t like the South - it makes me wonder why the Democrats are bothering to hold their convention in a predominantly GOP state.

The pickings up North are not good enough?


49 posted on 09/03/2012 9:55:41 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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