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Clint Eastwood

Postby Madcity Expat » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:15 am

I like Clint Eastwood - great film maker - iconic actor. I don't want to see him embarrass himself or say something irritating.

I've had enough trouble avoiding the headlines of his appearance at the GOP Conventions last night. I guess I'll just have to stay away from the news/media entirely for a couple of days. I've been doing that more often recently...
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby wack wack » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:18 am

At this point in his life and career, Eastwood is the PERFECT symbol for the GOP: had some good days, that time is not now and will not come again.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Crockett » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:23 am

I just watched the whole speech. I can't even imagine what was going through Romney and Ryan's heads. If they thought that was ok then they're (we're) in big trouble.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:35 am

He's no Joe Biden.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby wallrock » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:36 am

wack wack wrote:At this point in his life and career, Eastwood is the PERFECT symbol for the GOP: had some good days, that time is not now and will not come again.

My favorite Twitter response last night was, "This is the perfect representation of the campaign: an old white man arguing with an imaginary Barack Obama."
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Madcity Expat » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:38 am

Ned Flanders wrote:He's no Joe Biden.


True, Biden hasn't made any movies.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:42 am

I think he was drunk. Look at his eyes. They're all glassy and squinty. Also, dude, get a fucking comb.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby sadiekat » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:21 am

He was so bad, it was uncomfortable. I can't even bring myself to make fun it him. I did find his assertion that Hollywood was full of conservative types somewhat interesting.

I didn't realize Obama had such a potty mouth, however.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby bdog » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:25 am

Uncomfortable it was. As I referenced last night I thought of Frank Sinatra being cut off at the Emmys after babbling on and on.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby barney » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:06 am

Someone said after seeing the speech that they thought that he might be secretly in the bag for Obama.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:06 am

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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby fennel » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:38 am

WFMU just played the cut, "I Talk to the Trees," sung by Clint Eastwood. (Paint Your Wagon)
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Meade » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:45 am

sadiekat wrote:I didn't realize Obama had such a potty mouth, however.

I know. You mean when Obama told Romney and Eastwood to go bifurcate themselves, right?
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Kenneth Burns » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:54 am

In the era of predetermined nominees, we have to take our convention surprises where we can find them.
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Re: Clint Eastwood

Postby Broadsheet » Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:53 pm

Here were some tabloid headlines I thought of:

UNFORGIVEN:

NEW ROMNEY
GETS AN
OLD RAMBLER

CLINT TO GOP:
MAKE MY BED

DIRTY HARRY
PLAYS
WITH STOOL
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