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Clint Eastwood shoots from the hip at GOP convention - and gets some blowback

There are 340 comments on the The Washington Post story from Aug 31, 2012, titled Clint Eastwood shoots from the hip at GOP convention - and gets some blowback. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Moments before Clint Eastwood approached the lectern at the Republican National Convention on Thursday night, he asked a stagehand to get him a chair.

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Road Agent

Belle Vernon, PA

#122 Sep 1, 2012
-The Chair- wrote:
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HAHAHA...that's hilarious. Do you have an agent?
YES his name is GOD.

Since: Feb 11

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#123 Sep 1, 2012
American_Infidel wrote:
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Translation: I hate Eastwood because he bashed Obama my boyfriend.
hahahahahaha
eeeeewh
I don't really care who you swallow, SweetGums but Eastwood - who has taken flack from fellow Republicans because he approves of your lifestyle, btw- stinking up the place is pretty much the universal criticism of everyone concerned, including many Republican pundits.

Do notice the number of comments here directed at his performance compared to your draft dodging hero Mitt's speech.

When the rubber hits the road... as your boy friend would say...

Since: Feb 11

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#124 Sep 1, 2012
Morons4Mitt wrote:
As far as Clint goes, so sad, reminded me of Glen Campbell and his struggle with Alzheimer's.
It reminded me of James Stockdale's "who am I, why am I here?" performance.

Sad for Eastwood, his fans were mightily disappointed.

“have seen the years,”

Since: Mar 10

and the slow parade of fears"

#125 Sep 1, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Right.
She said his performance was "unique".
And she wished the time had been used to show more of Willard in a more 'family light'.
Putting aside, of course, as bad as (well... as "unique' as) Eastwood's performance was (and it has been universally panned), it was up to Willard to give a speech that everyone would be talking about.
But he failed.
Why else would the media be talking about Eastwood?
"it was up to Willard to give a speech that everyone would be talking about.
But he failed."

As President Obama said in Iowa today, "they talked about Obama, they talked about Mitt", but they didn't say a word about the U.S.A. or anything they planned to do to improve things or help anyone. They never uttered the word "jobs" even one time.
The bubble has burst on the repugnantcans and they are all running around pulling their hair out, one strand at a time. Except Boner. He's just drinking himself to death. How could he possibly have thought he could get on that stage, drunk out of his mind and not have anyone realize he was sh!t-faced?
There isn't a sane or capable person among them.
Chicopee

United States

#126 Sep 1, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I don't really care who you swallow, SweetGums but Eastwood - who has taken flack from fellow Republicans because he approves of your lifestyle, btw- stinking up the place is pretty much the universal criticism of everyone concerned, including many Republican pundits.
Do notice the number of comments here directed at his performance compared to your draft dodging hero Mitt's speech.
When the rubber hits the road... as your boy friend would say...
The lamestream media would like us all to keep talking about Clint's performance and nothing else. Good of you to take the bait and play along.
JBH

Richmond, Canada

#127 Sep 1, 2012
Morons4Mitt wrote:
<quoted text>Problem with Ryan's speech is every Fact Check group and almost every news cast and almost every newspaper in America said he was lying. As far as Clint goes, so sad, reminded me of Glen Campbell and his struggle with Alzheimer's.
========>>>>> >>>>>

YOU are THE victim OF THE MEDIA AND THE PRESS, for they are vicious.

Be your ownself and be able to distinguish between facts and fantasy.
JBH

Richmond, Canada

#129 Sep 1, 2012
You have less impact to this country these days-- not like used to be.

Except there may be Hollywood and the music, yet those who jump border to try into US, they will find more alike there as they probably like to see more Mexicans and Blacks,than Indians and Chinese immigrants--but you bet they see all the same down there, shikhs and so on.

So Mormon will be good for you all among mixtures of people.
No Mo Obamas

Los Angeles, CA

#130 Sep 1, 2012
Clint is an actor. He did what actors do. It is called "Improvizing." Clint Eastwood is also the former mayor of Carmel, CA and did an excellent job there.

There couldn't have been a better way to make his point! People are still talking about what was almost incomprehensible at first (it was totally unexpected)! Everyone thought Clint would just address the convention with another speech but instead gave a MEMORABLE IMPROV that won't be forgotten.
Smiley Slew

Kent, WA

#131 Sep 1, 2012
Comedians improvise, actors have scripts, and you're outta your mind...He screwed the pooch, 2 wives, 5 women and had 7 children.... So much for family values ???

“DONT BELIEVE FAKE RUSSIA”

Since: Mar 09

CONSPIRACIES BY FAKE NEWS!

#132 Sep 2, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I don't really care who you swallow, SweetGums but Eastwood - who has taken flack from fellow Republicans because he approves of your lifestyle, btw- stinking up the place is pretty much the universal criticism of everyone concerned, including many Republican pundits.
Do notice the number of comments here directed at his performance compared to your draft dodging hero Mitt's speech.
When the rubber hits the road... as your boy friend would say...
Whatevah hate all you want don't cry when Romney becomes your next President in November.

Romney/Ryan 2012!

“DONT BELIEVE FAKE RUSSIA”

Since: Mar 09

CONSPIRACIES BY FAKE NEWS!

#133 Sep 2, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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It reminded me of James Stockdale's "who am I, why am I here?" performance.
Sad for Eastwood, his fans were mightily disappointed.
Eastwood is an American icon a legend in his own time whereas Obama is an idiot douchebag that the majority of Americans can't stand. 66 days to freedom, America!
serfs up

Melbourne, FL

#134 Sep 2, 2012
Eastwood does not have to impress progressive Dems. Just a percentage of the rest. He did. His speach at the convention has gone viral on the internet and that is good news. Two months now. Two months and the nightmare of the last four to six years will become a memory. And the Repubs will be on the clock. We elect you, don't screw us over!
xnutmegger

Phoenix, AZ

#135 Sep 2, 2012
magicunderwear wrote:
<quoted text>you're a real fucktard. Learn to think for yourself and maybe you could realize that they all lie. And that ryan was so full of shit he's setting records. You're nuttier than squirel shit if you think any of his barking was factual.
Impressive, from a supporter of a party that braggs about passing a bill before it's written and then claims they think for themselves.

Same goes with gun control...not allowed to choose.

Same goes for Free Speech as in Chic-fil-A.

Try again LEFTY.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#136 Sep 2, 2012
Clnt Eastwood as Mr Magoo wrote:
Clint Eastwood performance as Mr. Magoo as he talks to an empty chair.
He advocates a business man as a candidate for president. As I remember it, it was
greedy business men who got this country into so much trouble. The George W. Bush
administration was full of corporate directors of oil, energy and defense industries.
Bush made deals with the BAnks and finance industries who got this country into the trouble it's in now. Bush tried to sell six U.S. ports to an Islamic country that hid Kahlid Shiek Mohammed from the FBI. This happened during his "war on Islamic terrorism." Yeah, that's what we need, a president who will sell anything to anyone, like Romney who sold American jobs to other countries. Yeah, that's what we need to do sell more american
jobs to other countries because as Clint Eastwood said, 23,000,000 out of work in the U.S. is not enough for republicans who can give it all away.
ELECTION BREAKDOWN:

Stephanopoulos: There Is No Bias In Media...just ask us.....

MSNBC Host Screaming Rant Over Business Owners...

Obama Lies While Accusing Romney Campaign of Lying...

DNC security rules trigger free speech worries

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#137 Sep 2, 2012
Smiley Slew wrote:
Comedians improvise, actors have scripts, and you're outta your mind...He screwed the pooch, 2 wives, 5 women and had 7 children.... So much for family values ???
Where's Vera Baker........and Larry Simpson......talk about family values.....let's send the kids to Mexico again.....
Road Agent

Belle Vernon, PA

#138 Sep 2, 2012
JBH wrote:
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========>>>>> >>>>>
YOU are THE victim OF THE MEDIA AND THE PRESS, for they are vicious.
Be your ownself and be able to distinguish between facts and fantasy.
Liberals like to think they are the light, the way. The sad fact is they are little more than Marxist who are really entitlement hogs. There is little hope for these people to see the true light. They have been drugged and brainwashed into believing the liberal lie. When Clint Eastwood said we are the government, we are the boss and you people who we elect work for us that shook the liberal foundation which is built on lies and deceit. The Marxist want control of the people and the Obama-bots love the idea of being reduced to 3rd world status. Being your ownself is becoming obsolete because sitting on ones ass doing nothing all day while listening to BSNBC spout hate and racism and lies about how you are entitled to another persons money because they have been programmed to believe you and I should support their lazy filthy dumb asses. There is a war, a war for mind control and liberals and Rino's alike are funding this war via the taxpayer. My proof of what I am saying will be in the replies by the welfare sloths.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#139 Sep 2, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Everyone knows that if someone calls someone "unique" in this situation, it isn't meant as a completeness.
And you are are g/d liar to insist she meant it that way.
She was being polite. She was not a fan of the performance.
You can not comprehend what you read. Do you always try to out think the words people say and make up your own ideas as to what they meant????
Road Agent

Belle Vernon, PA

#140 Sep 2, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
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ELECTION BREAKDOWN:
Stephanopoulos: There Is No Bias In Media...just ask us.....
MSNBC Host Screaming Rant Over Business Owners...
Obama Lies While Accusing Romney Campaign of Lying...
DNC security rules trigger free speech worries
The left winger entitlement maggots are crapping their hate and re-consuming it. They are so upset with the outcome of the RNC Convention. How dare these American's speak of values and freedom when we Marxist scum want to be walked like a dog on a lease. I am enjoying watching and listening to the entitlement hogs self destruct.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#141 Sep 2, 2012
Chicopee wrote:
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The lamestream media would like us all to keep talking about Clint's performance and nothing else. Good of you to take the bait and play along.
Here you are, talking about it three days later.

PS: Pea brain, notice no one is talking about Romney. I know, many Republicans prefer that.
gossamer

Roseville, MI

#142 Sep 2, 2012
Wonder what Obama did with those big Greek columns?

lol.

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