Tuesday, September 18, 2012
“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
However during the interview he was also asked about his infamous RNC appearance with the chair.
Here are a few of his responses:
Interviewer: "Did you ever think, out of all of the moments at both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, that YOUR speech would still be what everyone is talking about?"
Eastwood: "Hah, hah, I didn't. You get a lot of people bugged at you."
Interviewer: "Are they bugged at you? What kind of feedback did you get?"
Eastwood: "People loved it or hated it, and that's fine.That's what it's supposed to be. I mean that was the reaction. I was just having fun. 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."
Interviewer: "Don't you think it's classy that Obama still has really nice things to say about you though?
Eastwood: "I don't think he really does."
Interviewer: "No he does! He's called you a legend, an icon, I mean he was very gracious."
Eastwood: "Well I think he can be very gracious when he wants to be, that's fine. And I have no problem with him at all. I just have a problem with the situation that we're in right now. There's nothing personal. When he came in I thought it was great. I thought the multiculturalism, the multi-racialism was great, all that kind of stuff. But to me it's just about the work."
WTF? That performance wasn't personal? It sure sounded personal, and more than a little insulting.
And it certainly does not sound like Eastwood gave a shit if he helped Romney or not. He just did it as a hoot.
Eastwood goes on to express no real confidence in Romney's ability to do a better job than Obama, but simply says that he would HOPE that Mittens would be a little more organized and businesslike.
Personally I don't think there have been too many presidents more organized and businesslike than Obama, but hey I also don't talk to my furniture, so what do I know?
You can watch the video for yourself by clicking here.