Skip to comments.Clint Eastwood: If DC doesn't 'give a damn,' how can we?
Posted on 02/08/2013 9:18:46 AM PST by SkyPilot
Hollywood legend and Republican supporter Clint Eastwood told CNBC that Washington gridlock is sending the nation racing towards another contentious debt deadline.
"It's almost like they don't give a damn," he said, in a "Squawk Box" interview that aired Friday.
The Oscar-winning director who's also known for his tough-guy roles asked rhetorically, "If they don't give a damn, why did they expect anybody else to?"
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Eastwood described it as "very disappointing" that so little has been accomplished. "The election's over. We should be moving ahead. The leaders aren't stepping up," and he said, "I think they have to hear from the public out there. And maybe the public is a little lackadaisical."
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Electing and RE electing “O” is proof positive that Americans DON’T CARE.
THAT’S the message for sure!
Well Clint, I do not give a damn.
So I guess you are correct.
For me it’s like dealing with a family member who has Alcoholism or a similar problem, (Drugs, Gambling, etc.). There comes a point when to protect yourself and your loved ones, you simply back-off and wait for the inevitable crash landing. Then you wait some more until they can admit to themselves that they were the problem all along and not you or anyone else.
Hopefully there is time at that point to help them back onto their feet. But you NEVER forget and you are always on the watch for those tell-tale signs that show a relapse.
Unfortunately for us all there is LONG ways to go before this bunch of clowns hit bottom and admit that they were at fault all along.
I believe that means we just need to take precautions where we can and build up a distance and supplies to tide us over until the crash is over. And pray of course...
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men —Plato
We need to get back and GIVE A DAMN!! what we need to do is to shut off...’American Idol’ and watch what O is doing...
Works for me because I don’t give a damn either. Now, if we can get DC to eave us alone, that’ll be something I can get enthused about.