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  • WH disses Clint Eastwood over anti-Obama speech

    09/01/2012 10:30:45 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 56 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Sept. 1, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama’s spokesman derided Clint Eastwood for his remarks at the Republican National Convention, in which Eastwood made a series of jokes at the president’s expense by pretending to conduct an interview with Obama while only talking to an empty chair. “I wasn’t quite sure what I was watching,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said yesterday of Eastwood’s performance. He prefaced that dismissal by saying, “I’m a huge fan and admirer of Clint Eastwood’s work, both as a director and an actor.” Eastwood made several jokes at Obama’s expense and that of Vice President Joe Biden (whom he called...
  • Dirty Harr's In Obama's Kitchen!

    09/01/2012 9:39:42 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-1-2012 | MOTUS
    It looks like R2 has gotten into Big Guy’s kitchen again. And this time they’re eating his Twinkies. em>Hey, aren’t those Twinkies a little…racist? You can tell R2 raided the Twinkie supply in Big Guy’s pantry because everybody’s still talking about Clint Eastwood’s empty chair this morning, 2 days after the fact...Anyway, the empty chair threw Big Guy’s teamsters into overdrive. They’ve pulled out all the stops to employ RULE 12: “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Unfortunately Dirty Harry doesn’t seem to give a rat’s patoot about them or their opinions. In fact it may...
  • Rachel Maddow: Clint Eastwood’s RNC Speech Was ‘A Political Disaster’ For The GOP

    09/01/2012 9:16:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 101 replies
    Mediaite ^ | August 31, 2012 | Josh Feldman
    Rachel Maddow arguably had the most stunned reaction of anyone in cable news last night to Clint Eastwood‘s speech at the Republican National Convention last night. She followed up on her show tonight, putting particular emphasis on the RNC’s bizarre decision to not air the Mitt Romney biographical video in the primetime slot in favor of Eastwood spending over ten minutes scolding an empty chair. Maddow said that the timing of Eastwood’s speech was not good for the GOP, because they needed the “maximum political impact” from Romney’s speech last night, and it was completely eclipsed by Eastwood’s confusing rambling....
  • Top Ten Obama Movies (not what you think :)

    09/01/2012 8:45:05 AM PDT · by LS · 56 replies
    self | 9/1/2012 | ls
    1. They Call Me MR. Chair 2. The Chair on the River Kwai 3. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Chair 4. Chair-y McGuire (sorry :) 5. Star Chairs 6. The Longest Chair 7. Twelve Angry Chairs 8. The Invisible Chair 9. Sweet Chair-ity 10. Top Chair Have at it :)
  • Did The Romney Campaign Read Rules for Radicals?

    09/01/2012 4:56:08 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 32 replies
    Vanity | 9/1/12 | Lee Roggenburg
    Did the Romney campaign read Rules for Radicals and apply them to the RNC Convention? Lost in the discussion of the Clint Eastwood evisceration of the Empty Chair character of Barack Obama was maybe the most obvious explanation for why the Romney campaign allowed this presentation: RULE 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions. Have the conservatives finally found the backbone to learn something from their liberal brethren? Romney, as a long-time financier and business consultant, understands the...
  • Carmel stands by Eastwood after speech

    09/01/2012 3:23:27 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 43 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 31, 2012 | Benny Evangelista and Kevin Fagan
    When "Dirty Harry" interviewed "Invisible Obama" at the Republican convention Thursday night, Clint Eastwood gained a new kind of fame, as the butt of jokes all over the Twitter-verse. "Idea for a cable drama: Clint Eastwood is a hard-boiled cop that sees his dead partner in every empty chair. It's called 'La-Z Boys in Blue,'"read one tweet. "Give Clint Eastwood a break. ...The RNC asked him to speak about ObamaCare and he thought they said ObamaChair," read another. The actor's mock interview of an empty chair purportedly representing President Obama turned into one of the most-talked-about events of the entire...
  • Eastwood Rightly Mocks An Empty-Chair Presidency

    08/31/2012 4:23:14 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 141 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | August 31, 2012
    Tampa 2012: In remarks to a chair as vacant as the one in the Oval Office, a Hollywood icon reminds us that the president is a failed employee of the people and it's time to let him go. As performance shtick, it may not have come off perfectly. But judging from the reaction from those "left of Lenin," as 82-year-old Hollywood legend described it during a sort of surprise appearance at the Republican National Convention Thursday, it skewered our absentee president perfectly. "Clint, my hero, is coming across as sad and pathetic," tweeted "left of Lenin" film critic Roger Ebert...
  • Clint Eastwood puts liberals in full panic mode

    08/31/2012 1:51:35 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 131 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 8-31-2012 | Derek Hunter
    August 31, 2012 Clint Eastwood puts liberals in full panic mode Derek Hunter Liberals wanted nothing more than to see a divided Republican Party this week, sputtering out of Tampa and limping across the country. They didn’t get that.   What they got was a party united behind their nominee and in purpose.   This unity has caused even more panic than normal.   While waiting to interview former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, I listened to a reporter from CBS ask him three questions in a row about how he’s out of the mainstream of the party because of...
  • Limbaugh: Clint Got Under Obama's Skin

    08/31/2012 10:08:50 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 71 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | August 31, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    Hollywood may be bashing Clint Eastwood's performance at the GOP convention, but Rush Limbaugh said Friday the reason is that he touched a nerve with leftist celebrities — and with the president himself. Pointing to the photo the Obama camp tweeted after midnight showing the back of the president's head above the office chair in the Oval Office, Mr. Limbaugh said that proves the White House was worried. And he wondered whether it was Mr. Obama himself. "It must have gotten to him because he tweeted at 12:30," Mr. Limbaugh said Friday on his radio program.
  • Eastwooding?

    08/31/2012 8:42:50 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 66 replies
    8/31/12 | Originalbuckeye
    Apparently there are videos being posted on the Web of people scolding an empty chair.
  • How the Dems in Charlotte can compensate for Clint Eastwood in Tampa

    08/31/2012 11:12:18 AM PDT · by Bob Ireland · 41 replies
    self | Aug 31, 2012 | Bob Ireland
    The Dems are meeting in Charlotte next week. They follow a spirited, zealous scene in Tampa this week. The appearance by film actor Clint Eastwood helped the GOP gathering reach a foot-stomping crescendo. What can they do to counteract this burst of enthusiasm? Here is a suggestion that might prove useful. THEY COULD INVITE THEIR OWN FILM STAR, ALEC BALDWIN!!! Instead of an empty chair, Baldwin could put his daughter in the chair next to Him with a sign around her neck with 'Mitt Romney' printed thereon. Then he could unload on her as only Alec Baldwin could. He could...
  • After Clint at the RNC, There's Only One Question Left to Ask Obama: "Well, do ya', punk?"

    08/31/2012 9:29:51 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 42 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-31-2012 | MOTUS
    I’ll get to Clint in a minute. First, an important announcement: The R2 Team has officially embraced Alinsky’s Rules as their own! Who knew they had it in them? It seemed as though everyone spent an inordinate amount of time last night practicing Rule #5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” Take Marco for example: Under Barack Obama, the only “Change” is that “Hope” has been hard to find(snip) Hope and Change has become Divide and Conquer. (snip) Just who does that little whippersnapper think he is, ridiculing HOPE and CHANGE like that? As for Mitt himself...ridiculing Big Guy. Who...
  • *SATIRE* *Vanity* Eastwood banned for life - stripped of Oscars *Satire*

    08/31/2012 8:44:34 AM PDT · by Never on my watch · 11 replies
    Self | August 31, 21012 | Never on My Watch
    As a result of the Mathews/Madow report of inquiry into the presence of Clint Eastwood at the Republican National Convention (dated August 31, 2012), The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) stated that they have stripped Actor/Director Clint Eastwood of his Academy Awards and banned him from the motion picture industry for life. Continued below...
  • Elderly-bashers diagnose Clint Eastwood with dementia again

    08/31/2012 7:46:25 AM PDT · by Qbert · 63 replies
    Twitchy ^ | August 31, 2012 | Twitchy Staff
    Watching Clint Eastwood's speech (albeit a little late) and oh my god. Who gave the neighborhood grandpa with dementia a microphone? — Hannah Greenberg (@hannahgre) August 31, 2012 When 82-year-old veteran actor/producer Clint Eastwood announced his endorsement of Mitt Romney earlier this month, tolerant liberals could think of only one good reason a Hollywood legend would choose a Republican over Planet Healer and Tinseltown money-grubber Barack Obama: Dementia. The disrespectful armchair geriatricians are back. After his memorable, crotchety, completely ad-libbed convention speech tonight, senior citizen-bashers took to Twitter to deride Eastwood’s state of mind: I didn't expect the RNC to...
  • Media Strikes Back After Dirty Harry Dares To Mock Obama (Boo Hoo, Bambi!)

    08/31/2012 7:13:23 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/30/12 | John Nolte
    Newsflash: Obama can't take a joke. But we already knew that. For four long years we've waited, hoped and prayed that some young comic would break free of the politically correct demands of The State and mock Obama the way all presidents and all people in power should be mocked. But for four long years (with a few exceptions) all we've seen instead are cowardly toadies of The State: Bill Maher, Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Chris Rock, the cast of "Saturday Night Live"… Since Obama won the presidency, comedy has pretty much gone straight to hell as our Entertainment Overlords...
  • Clint Eastwood’s Speech At The Republican National Convention - Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:57:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 7 replies
    2012.presidential-candidates.org ^ | August 30, 2012 | Clint Eastwood
    Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Save a little for Mitt. I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, what’s a movie tradesman doing out here? You know they are all left wingers out there, left of Lenin. At least that is what people think. That is not really the case. There are a lot of conservative people, a lot of moderate people, Republicans, Democrats, in Hollywood. It is just that the conservative people by the nature of the word itself play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it. So...
  • TRANSCRIPT: CLINT EASTWOOD at the Republican National Convention RNC GOP

    08/31/2012 5:59:12 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 23 replies
    www.youtube.com ^ | Aug 30, 2012 | Clint Eastwood
    Click photo below to link to YouTube.com Clint Eastwood at the Republican National Convention RNC GOP On the stage is a podium and an empty chair, with an image of "the Outlaw Josie Wales" on the screen behind him. CLINT EASTWOOD: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. THANK YOU (AUDIENCE: Make my day, Make my day. Make my Day, … ) Heh, heh, heh.Save a little for Mitt. (APPLAUSE) Now, I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, what’s a movie tradesman doing out here? You know they are all left wingers out there,...
  • Transcript of Clint Eastwood speech at RNC

    08/30/2012 8:50:16 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-30-2012 | transcript
    Transcript of Clint Eastwood speech at RNC The following is a transcript of actor Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republican National Convention on Aug. 30, 2012. EASTWOOD: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Save a little for Mitt. (APPLAUSE) I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, what's a movie tradesman doing out here? You know they are all left wingers out there, left of Lenin. At least that is what people think. That is not really the case. There are a lot of conservative people, a lot of moderate people, Republicans, Democrats, in Hollywood....
  • Clint Eastwood Endorses Mitt Romney

    08/30/2012 5:44:48 PM PDT · by Weedle · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/30/2012 | Douglas
    Clint Eastwood Endorses Mitt Romney Hell of a thing electing a Democrat...they take all a man's got...and all he's every gonna have.
  • Clint Eastwood at the GOP convention [Rush parody]

    08/30/2012 5:41:53 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 1 replies
    Rush archives (youtube video) ^ | 2/7/2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    Video only ... vanity