Yes, that’s an original image. And yes, I’m quite proud of myself.
Clint Eastwood is one of my favorite actors and directors. He got famous acting in movies that glorified guns and violence, and graduated to directing introspective films about the toll violence takes on the human soul. Unforgiven is my favorite Western, and one of my favorite movies ever.
Last night Clint Eastwood was the RNC’s monkey, debating an empty chair, then harangued by the crowd into delivering a catch phrase he’s ashamed of.