Clint Eastwood at GOP convention: Every which way but lucid Twitter reviews of Dirty Harry’s stumbling vaudeville-like number macleans.ca August 30, 2012 Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 19 [<a href=”http://storify.com/MacleansMag/clint-eastwood-good-bad-ugly” target=”_blank”>View the story “Clint Eastwood at RNC: Every which way but lucid” on Storify</a>]<br /> <h1>Clint Eastwood at RNC: Every which way but lucid</h1> <h2>Mystery guest Clint Eastwood appeared at the Republican National Convention on Thursday where in a stumbling vaudeville-like number he pretended to address an invisible Barack Obama. Here’s how it played on Twitter: </h2> <p>Storified by Maclean’s Magazine · Thu, Aug 30 2012 20:08:32</p> <div>Clint Eastwood directs Obama (i.e., an empty chair) to #GTFO & ‘Make My Day’ at #GOPConvention ~ http://pic.twitter.com/4OADd6FcAdam Baldwin</div> <div>"I am reminded Clint Eastwood starred in ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.’ Tonight we saw all three." – Brian WilliamsMichael Sisak</div> <div>Good:</div> <div>Dems have Michael Moore and we have Clint Eastwood: Double-Cheeseburger vs. Magnum .45Ann Coulter</div> <div>"Ladies and gentlemen – WE own this country." ~ Clint Eastwood #GOP2012Brent Teichman</div> <div>Clint Eastwood is one cool dude.William Kevin Newman</div> <div>Clint Eastwood should do stand-up more often, he’s killing.MARK R RAMIREZ</div> <div>Clint Eastwood makes our day at RNC. http://pic.twitter.com/ul09nr6dJames T</div> <div>Clint Eastwood I could quote you all night. I love youAlexandria High</div> <div>Whatever, I still like Clint Eastwood.Justin Guillory</div> <div>Bad:</div> <div>BREAKING: Clint Eastwood just shot said shark. #GOP2012 #makemydayScot Rutledge</div> <div>Clint Eastwood was a bad choiceYosemite Sam</div> <div>What. Is. Happening. #gop2012The Fix</div> <div>I am so confused by this whole Clint Eastwood thing…. #GOP2012 #teambidenHeather Reid</div> <div>Ugly: </div> <div>I apologize for the constant Clint Eastwood retweets. This is just the best acting he’s done in years. But I think it’s time for his nap.Chad Michael Jervis</div> <div>I have never seen so strange an appearance by Clint Eastwood as I did tonight! What the f–k?Francis Alfiero</div> <div>Some stenographer just had to type, "CLINT EASTWOOD SPEAKS TO EMPTY CHAIR." #RNCJen Statsky</div> <div>Clint Eastwood appears to be off his notes. And rocker. And meds. Hello? #GOP2012Upworthy</div> <div>Clint Eastwood is nutsAdam Scharf</div> <div>Wow. Who knew Clint Eastwood was such a down the line rightwing asshole?Bill Maher</div> <div>Worst speeches of convention: 1. Clint Eastwood 2. Clint Eastwood 3. Clint Eastwood #gop2012The Fix</div> <div>For posterity. RT @thinkprogress: VIDEO: The full Clint Eastwood meltdown: http://youtu.be/qiHNVYRTKP8Erik Malinowski</div> <div>Twenty more seconds and, boom, tasers.scottfeschuk</div> <p> Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: U.S. election 2012 Advertisement About this author macleans.ca Macleans.ca administrator Other articles Barry Dean Maitland, 1963-2016 A delightful story of Delhi’s cats + 13 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous Trudeau’s ISIS policy gets an assist from Obama—and Harper Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.