The GOP Convention's Mystery Speaker - Clint Eastwood's Chair

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The most sought-after Republican National Convention guest, Clint Eastwood's empty chair, shares what it was like working with Clint and dodges facts about unemployment rates. (2:49)

WELL, FOLKS, IT'S THE DAY AFTER.

AND EVERYBODY WANTS HIM ON THE SHOW.

BUT I GOT HIM TO TALK ABOUT LAST NIGHT'S SPEECH, PLEASE WELCOME CLINT EASTWOOD'S CHAIR.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) CHAIR, CHAIR, THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.

OH NO, NO, THE HON CERTIFICATE ALL MINE.

NOW, WHATEVER YOUR POLITICAL BELIEFS EVERYBODY LOVES CLINT.

WHAT WAS IT LIKE WORKING WITH EASTWOOD?

WHAT WAS HE LIKE?

WELL, YES, AT TIME, OF COURSE, HE SEEMED A LITTLE,

YOU KNOW, WE WERE WORRIED.

BUT-- WHAT-- THAT'S A TERRIBLE THING TO SAY.

HOW DO YOU KNOW, MAYBE HE HAD A PRESCRIPTION FOR THOSE.

YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT.

WHAT-- WHAT'S THAT?

YOU WANT ME TO DO WHAT?

THERE'S NO WAY COY FIT MY FIST IN THERE.

LISTEN, YOU'RE JUST DODGING THE FACT THAT UNEMPLOYMENT IS STILL ABOVE 8% AND OBAMA

HAS KEPT NONE OF HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISES FOR THE-- WHAT?

OKAY, HE SIGNED THE LILY LEDBETTER AGO GUARANTEEING EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN BUT THAT

WAS ON DAY ONE OF HIS ADMINISTRATION.

I MEAN JUST NAME SOMETHING BIG THAT-- OKAY, OKAY, HE SAVED THE AUTO INDUSTRY.

WELL, WHAT ABOUT THE GOVERNMENT TAKEOVER OF HEALTH CARE Y SHOULD MY MONEY GO TO-- YES, I AM WELL

AWARE THAT WE ARE THE ONLY WESTERN NATION WITHOUT UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE BUT-- YES,

OF COURSE I AM MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, I'M A CHRISTIAN BUT BUT-- YES, I DO ASK WHAT I

CAN DO FOR MY COUNTRY BUT BUT-- YES-- YES, OF COURSE I WANT TO LIVE IN HOPE.

EVERYONE WANTS TO JOIN A CAUSE GREATER THAN THEMSELVES BUT-- I'M SORRY,

I INTERRUPTED YOU, GO ON,

WHAT WERE YOU SAYING?

(LAUGHTER) UH-HUH?

RIGHT.

WELL, I FEEL THAT WAY ALL THE TIME.

I WANT TO KEEP TRYING, BUT CAN WE?

YES?

YES?

YES, WE CAN?

YES, WE CAN!

YES, WE CAN!

YES, WE CAN!

YES, WE CAN!

YES, WE CAN!

YES, WE CAN!

CLINT EASTWOOD'S CHAIR,

EVERYBODY.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) CLINT EASTWOOD'S CHAIR!

OH, OH-- CHAIR-RYAN 2012.

[BLEEP] IT'S TOO LATE.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

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