Bedtime, Grandpa Clint?

Bedtime, Grandpa Clint?

Clint Eastward opens for Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention. More Gran Torino than Dirty Harry. More rambling Grandpa at Thanksgiving dinner than either.


“RNC 2012: Clint Eastwood’s speech to the Republican convention in Tampa (full text),” Washington Post


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One Response to “Bedtime, Grandpa Clint?”

  1. Mike Licht Says:


    “Clint Eastwood delivers greatest speech in U.S. history; Mitt Romney also there,” Alexandra Petri, Washington Post blog

    “Eastwood’s imaginary friend,” Erin Keane, Salon

    “Before Eastwood’s Talk With a Chair, Clearance From the Top,” Michael Barbaro and Michael D. Shear, New York Times

    “Critics Pan Clint Eastwood, Go Wild for Empty Chair,” Margaret Hartmann, New York Magazine

    “Chinese Website Now Using Clint Eastwood’s Chair Speech to Teach English,” Max Fisher, The Atlantic

    “Go Ahead, Make a Chair’s Day: #Eastwooding Is Now a Thing,” Megan Garber, The Atlantic

    “Jon Stewart Thanks God for Clint Eastwood,” Connor Simpson, The Atlantic Wire

    “News Outlets Around the World Totally Confused by Clint Eastwood,” Dana Liebelson,” Mother Jones

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