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Clint Still Has the Guts that Punks Lack

Jim1653 Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 5:46 PM
Oh forgot, Didn't I hear Obama say "You can watch the Rep. convention, I'm not"? Maybe his ugly wife was watching. Could be, maybe. What do you think?

Theater review on Townhall Finance? Hey, it’s a holiday. Anyway, bizarre deviations from the script are cool! Just ask Clint Eastwood.

Old, new, and social media are abuzz deconstructing Eastwood’s performance at the Republican Convention.

Brilliant? Senile? Disastrous?

The right answer is it was a triumph, a gutsy one. In immediate impact, substance, lingering effect, and the personal risk of the messenger, it was a unique accomplishment that has already added a new meme to the campaign: The empty chair.

Let’s dispense with the spin that it was...