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Eastwood says his convention appearance was ‘mission accomplished
The Carmel Pine Cone ^ | September 7, 2012 | PAUL MILLER

Posted on 09/07/2012 7:51:02 AM PDT by yoe

AFTER A week as topic No. 1 in American politics, former Carmel Mayor Clint Eastwood said the outpouring of criticism from left-wing reporters and liberal politicians after his appearance at the Republican National Convention last Thursday night, followed by an avalanche of support on Twitter and in the blogosphere, is all the proof anybody needs that his 12-minute discourse achieved exactly what he intended it to.

“President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people,” Eastwood told The Pine Cone this week. “Romney and Ryan would do a much better job running the country, and that’s what everybody needs to know. I may have irritated a lot of the lefties, but I was aiming for people in the middle.”

Breaking his silence

For five days after he thrilled or horrified the nation by talking to an empty chair representing Obama on the night Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination for president, Eastwood remained silent while pundits and critics debated whether his remarks, and the rambling way he made them, had helped or hurt Romney’s chances of winning in November.

But in a wide-ranging interview with The Pine Cone Tuesday from his home in Pebble Beach, he said he had conveyed the messages he wanted to convey, and that the spontaneous nature of his presentation was intentional, too.

“I had three points I wanted to make,” Eastwood said. “That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who’s not doing a good job. But I didn’t make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alteredtitle; clinteastwood; duplicate; greatesthoax
Eastwood's glorious 'maleness' sends the lily liver'ed, the politically correct whining and moaning into spasms of recrimination.

Pure Clint Eastwood is really refreshing.

1 posted on 09/07/2012 7:51:04 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2927882/posts


2 posted on 09/07/2012 7:51:32 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: yoe

Do we have our new Charlton Heston??


3 posted on 09/07/2012 7:53:15 AM PDT by BobinIL
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To: yoe

“President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.”

This one sentence sums up Obama more accurately than everything ever said or written about him before.

The media is most responsible for creating and sustaining this hoax.


4 posted on 09/07/2012 8:00:18 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

That will send the lefties into another shrieking tailspin. Woo hoo.

Go Clint.


5 posted on 09/07/2012 8:02:14 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

God Bless Clint Eastwood. He made my day by putting the snit nosed punks in their place.


6 posted on 09/07/2012 8:02:48 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: yoe

” Do ya feel lucky, punk? “

” c’mon, ya liberal punks. Make my day! “

I bought a copy of the book NO EASY DAY and I started reading. It was hard for me to put it down...These guys are incredible...line after line, word after word, and thoughts after thoughts. I highly recommend this book to read and keep historically in your library.


7 posted on 09/07/2012 8:03:15 AM PDT by Bullfrogg (American by birth, Irish by heritage, and hellraiser by choice)
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To: BobinIL
Do we have our new Charlton Heston??

Not until he holds up a rifle and shouts "From my cold, dead hands!" LOL!

8 posted on 09/07/2012 8:04:34 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: BobinIL

Clint is not nearly as conservative as Charlton Heston.


9 posted on 09/07/2012 8:06:22 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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What amazes me is that everyone on every side complains about interviews and speeches (even in other fields) being so bland and “managed”, yet when a coach or a person giving a speech does something outside the norm, they get killed for it. So it winds up reinforcing the very thing people say they don’t like.


10 posted on 09/07/2012 8:07:41 AM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: yoe

“President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.”

Clint Eastwood

Exactly! Obama went to Indonesia as a young American. He returned to Hawaii in 1971 as an Indonesian. Later, he naturalized to become an American citizen in 1983. His ineligibility for POTUS, due to his naturalized status, makes him a puppet of the right and the left.


11 posted on 09/07/2012 8:09:18 AM PDT by SvenMagnussen (Gossip is Satan's talk radio.)
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To: yoe

Eastwood’s glorious ‘maleness’ sends the lily liver’ed, the politically correct whining and moaning into spasms of recrimination.
______________________________________________

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway” John Wayne


12 posted on 09/07/2012 8:11:39 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: yoe

We have Dirty Harry, they have dingy harry


13 posted on 09/07/2012 8:12:17 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: yoe

We have Clint. They have Clintigula.


14 posted on 09/07/2012 8:16:10 AM PDT by JacksonCalhoun (CT Yankee in NC Exile)
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To: yoe

Romney and Ryan have got to be laughing their a$$e$ off.


15 posted on 09/07/2012 8:16:33 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: yoe

If you have time read the whole article. It is more like reporting than what we see now. Not fawning, factual and interesting.

If it was all extemporaneous, and I believe it was, he did a great job.

Two lines that may stay with us and I hope registered with someone who is undecided:

“You / We own this country.”

“When someone is doing a bad job you’ve got to let him go.”


16 posted on 09/07/2012 8:20:47 AM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average, they voted for oblabla.)
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To: SvenMagnussen

Where are those naturalization documents?


17 posted on 09/07/2012 8:21:56 AM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: yoe
To All:

View this video...a re-mix of the Eastwood GOP speech and parts of the Superbowl advert

A gritty...Gut Wrenching 2 mins and 39 seconds...

Eastwood Reloaded (for bear)

Enjoy and propagate.

18 posted on 09/07/2012 8:23:09 AM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: yoe

Both Slick and Eastwood BOTH saying Obama is the biggest fairy tale ever!


19 posted on 09/07/2012 8:24:56 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: yoe

Time will tell but I think Clint’s shtick ultimately will turn out to be the stake through the Obama administration’s heart, in spite of all the snarking from the leftist media. I have a feeling it resonated with the non-political, even those who didn’t see but heard about it.


20 posted on 09/07/2012 8:27:26 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

“President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.”

Makes a great tagline.


21 posted on 09/07/2012 8:28:20 AM PDT by jessduntno ("President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.” - Clnt)
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To: V_TWIN

We have Dirty Harry, they have Desperate Housewives.


22 posted on 09/07/2012 8:29:42 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: jessduntno

Makes a great tagline.
Especially when it’s all there.


23 posted on 09/07/2012 8:29:58 AM PDT by jessduntno ("President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people." - Clint Eastwood)
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To: Qwackertoo

Interesting that the lib media is trying to paint Clint as a senile old man...when he has a NEW MOVIE coming out soon.
LOL.


24 posted on 09/07/2012 8:30:57 AM PDT by Mountain Mary (Anyone who votes for Hussein is mentally deranged or mentally retarded..or both.)
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To: All

25 posted on 09/07/2012 8:31:21 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: yoe
Thank you so much for posting this article from Clint's home town newspaper.

It tells the process he went through to create his routine. The confidence he had to go up on stage with three basic ideas to get across and then do it all off the cuff. He is a true master of his craft.

The idea of using the chair came literally just before he went on stage when a stage hand offered him a chair to sit in at the podium. Clint got the idea right there and said no just put it to the side of the podium. He then developed the whole routine while on stage.

It was real. It was spontaneous. It was masterful and based on a lifetime of performing and living.

A delightful article.

26 posted on 09/07/2012 8:50:10 AM PDT by Solar Wind
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To: jessduntno

Love it! Gonna use it!


27 posted on 09/07/2012 9:00:53 AM PDT by N8VTXNinWV (President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people. ~ CE)
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To: Mountain Mary

I usually don’t go to the movies much, too much violence and bad language, except my Disney movies . . . BUT I will go see Clint’s new movie. I think I saw where it comes out September 22.


28 posted on 09/07/2012 9:09:54 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: jessduntno

“President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.”

And has been the ‘Front Man’ for the largest theft the world has ever witnessed.


29 posted on 09/07/2012 9:55:30 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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To: sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; NFHale

ping for the whole story from Mr Eastwoods own mouth...good stuff...

http://www.pineconearchive.com/120907-1.html


30 posted on 09/07/2012 9:57:38 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: yoe

Thank you Clint...Well done!


31 posted on 09/07/2012 10:55:49 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Gilbo_3

Thanks.


32 posted on 09/07/2012 11:19:10 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: fella

Obama a “front man” for the largest theft ever witnessed.

I wonder if Mittens will ask for it back or just take it back without asking. With a little forensic accounting we will know where it went and we the people should reclaim our money.


33 posted on 09/07/2012 12:16:04 PM PDT by WilliamRobert (Death to the GOPe traitors and tyrants.)
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To: WilliamRobert
If Obama fails to steal this election his ‘crew’ will have plenty of time to erase the paper and electronic trail.
34 posted on 09/07/2012 3:59:35 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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