2.0
September 20, 2012

Clint Eastwood just Made my Day.

You must be logged in to post a comment. Create an account.

asmiley Sep 19, 2012 11:56pm

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".

Read Elephant’s Best Articles of the Week here.
Readers voted with your hearts, comments, views, and shares:
Click here to see which Writers & Issues Won.

Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of Elephant Journal & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat.” Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword’s Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by “Greatist”, Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: “the mindful life” beyond the choir & to all those who didn’t know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, touches on modern relationships from a Buddhist point of view. His dream of 9 years, the Elephant “Ecosystem” will find a way to pay 1,000s of writers a month, helping reverse the tide of low-quality, unpaid writing & reading for free online.