Clint Eastwood just Made my Day.

Via on Sep 19, 2012

The Democrats who were watching thought I was going senile, and the Republicans knew I was.

~ Clint Eastwood

On Ellen Degeneres’ talk show, this afternoon, regarding his now infamous address of an invisible President Obama. During Eastwood’s appearance, the actor also took a moment to re-affirm his support for same-sex marriage, citing his Libertarian beliefs, and told Ellen that believes the government should just “leave everybody alone!”

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And…

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“If somebody’s dumb enough to ask me to go to a political convention and say something, they’re gonna have to take what they get.”

~ Clint Eastwood discussing the incident in Tampa with the TV show “Extra” — and did he just insult his RNC hosts there? Hmm.

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2 Responses to “Clint Eastwood just Made my Day.”

  1. asmiley says:

    Eastwood's explanation of his Libertarian political beliefs — "Socially, leave everybody alone, but you believe in fiscal responsibility and you believe in government staying out of your life" — receives wild applause from the audience. And DeGeneres points out that Eastwood has no problem with gay marriage. "With the condition of society right now, with the high unemployment rates and the tremendous debt we're increasing and the government spending, you think there'd be a lot to think about… [rather than] worrying what gay marriage is about," Eastwood says.

    I thought this was the relevant and interesting part of his interview with Ellen. He is advocating for accountability of all politicians regardless of their "side".

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