Clint Eastwood: Barack Obama a ‘hoax’ on America

In an interview published in the Carmel Pine Cone – yes, that’s the name of the California newspaper, actor and director Clint Eastwood called President Barack Obama “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people,” and said he resisted all GOP efforts to force a script on him when he addressed the Republican gathering in Tampa.

The interview was Eastwood’s first since his appearance last week, which received poor reviews. From the newspaper:

“I had three points I wanted to make,” Eastwood said. “That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who’s not doing a good job. But I didn’t make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.”

…..Romney’s campaign aides asked for details about what Eastwood would say to the convention.

“They vet most of the people, but I told them, ‘You can’t do that with me, because I don’t know what I’m going to say,’” Eastwood recalled.

- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider

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Bernie

September 7th, 2012
12:02 pm

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward – Abraham Lincoln

Mitt will have great difficulty with this one. Being that he hardly stands firm on anything.

Aquagirl

September 7th, 2012
12:02 pm

I said there are stories out on the internet from a man that said he had sexual relation with Obama and that Obama was on the down low. Those are facts my friend. It is up to you if you wish to believe them or not.

There are stories on the internet about Bigfoot, holographic planes on 9-11, and the Denver airport being an ops base for reptilian overlords. I don’t see you mentioning those in a coy “I’m just sayin’” manner.

I wonder why?

Somebody’s down low here and it ain’t Obama.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:03 pm

THE world respects OBAMA while they laughed at THE SHRUB and took our money which will be used against us in the future…THE SHRUB GOT PIMPED AND THE military paid for his ineptness

td

September 7th, 2012
12:05 pm

Bernie

September 7th, 2012
12:00 pm

Another true believing baby killing sodomite that has denied God three times.

Bernie

September 7th, 2012
12:06 pm

Aquagirl @ 12:02 pm – does anybody smell anything? a rotten fish has floated up among us. and now that smell wants to contaminate everyone’s thinking. Quick get some LIE – SOL to protect us.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:06 pm

AUQUAGIRL 12:02

things that make you say “mmmmmmmmmmmmmm”

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:08 pm

td

do u have proof that your invisible non-speaking god exists…by the way ask the same question to my allah believers to..both worship a god that nobody has seen or talks

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:09 pm

OSAMA pimped BUSH

Retired Soldier

September 7th, 2012
12:09 pm

LL-

Your 12:03 makes no sense.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:11 pm

retired soldier

it makes sense to people who likes the truth…BUSH was OSAMAS BI@TCH…

Mark

September 7th, 2012
12:11 pm

@

td

September 7th, 2012
11:55 am

YOU LIE!!!!! (sound familiar)

You said months ago that the President was gay and you even posted some lame ass link to the blog from some guy who claimed he had been involved with the President. I swear you Conservatives will FLIP FLOP on subject.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:13 pm

ROMNEY ready to attack RUSSIA…hes really behind the times…next hes gonna inact a blockade of CUBA…LOL…THEN HIS SONS will hide out in france spreading their bs

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:14 pm

Mark

i’m glad i’m not the only one who remembers TD was claiming to have proof that the president was gay. i realized then hes just a lying birther

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:15 pm

ROMNEY THINKS America should liberate vietnam ,lol…then hes going back to KOREA..

td

September 7th, 2012
12:15 pm

Aquagirl

September 7th, 2012
12:02 pm

There is reports on the internet that say Obama has cut the debt and made the US a better place today to live. It depends on what the reader want to believe.

td

September 7th, 2012
12:17 pm

Mark

September 7th, 2012
12:11 pm

You are full of crap. Prove where I actually said he was gay or shut your pie hole.

Carol

September 7th, 2012
12:17 pm

I forgot that old Clint is/was a Mayor. That makes his speech even more troubling. And Repubs say the President can’t talk without a teleprompter.

Clint should just keep making good movies. Thank God he stopped making babies.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:18 pm

HOW could any military person vote for a chickenhawk like ROMNEY after they seen the destruction the gop did to the military during the BUSH regime who lied about WMD…why vote for someone who dont giva darn about you…who will send you to die because he got pimped by OSAMA

markie mark

September 7th, 2012
12:19 pm

Bush/Cheney we’re determined to invade so as to secure Iraq’s oil for his (Cheney’s) buddies…and so they did..

Say What? I havent seen anywhere yet that we got oil from Iraq, despite all the left’s claims…..not one damn barrel as far as I have seen. And I believe that is a catastrophe – we should have taken enough oil to pay for our investment in freeing the Iraqis from the murderous regime of Saddam and his sons….

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:20 pm

TD

if youre doing bad whose fault is it? yours or the presidents? arent you supposed to be a producer, lol…anybody whose outta work its their fault, not the guvments..,

Aquagirl

September 7th, 2012
12:21 pm

It depends on what the reader want to believe.

Well, some of us believe we should sift through what we read and reject insane “information.” So if a reader simply decides to believe or repeat things at random, they’re an idiot. Or a liar. Or both.

Those people stand out like sore thumbs, BTW.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:22 pm

did CLINT say “oopsies” after he soiled his diaper…lol

markie mark

September 7th, 2012
12:22 pm

you know, I occasionally get depressed reading the AJC liberal blogs….and then it dawns on me that it is the same 20 or 30 people who dont have a clue….and hate living in GA because it is conservative….this is about your only outlet, you foolish, misguided liberals…..so have at it.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:23 pm

td

stop blaming the government because youre broke…u can always sell your story about the president to fox news to make some money…lol

Retired Soldier

September 7th, 2012
12:24 pm

Carol-

Don’t tell you are opposed to a man’s right to choose? I thought liberals believed in choice.

td

September 7th, 2012
12:25 pm

liberalefty( Three time God denier)

September 7th, 2012
12:20 pm

Who said I was doing bad? I will be around this afternoon to collect your rent or have the police throw you out on the street,

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:27 pm

td

wah wah wah…more rantings from a broke bitter birther…priceless

TiredOfIt

September 7th, 2012
12:28 pm

He has made some great movies, but it’s just his opinion. I loss a little respect when he started his reality show.

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:29 pm

td says if you dont have a job its OBAMAS fault…isnt it ironic that “independent” less guvment gop says its the governments fault if you dont have a job? so much for personal responsdibility

LOL

September 7th, 2012
12:43 pm

I’m with Retarded Soldier, he knows what’s up
::Colbert::

ScottB

September 7th, 2012
12:44 pm

After almost 4 years it’s good to see that it’s not Obama’s fault at all… it’s still Bush’s. WOW! What morons you are. I can’t wait to see you O fanboys coming out spewing nonsense about how after 8 years Obadpresident didn’t have a chance because of the failed policies of Bush. Funny…. isn’t it?

Avalon

September 7th, 2012
12:50 pm

“A Hoax on the American people”…true and to the point!

Retired Soldier

September 7th, 2012
12:53 pm

LOL-

Is that all you have?

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
12:58 pm

avalon

OSAMA agrees with you…hehehehehehehe

td

September 7th, 2012
1:00 pm

And Obama wants us to give him more time to continue this change?

“In July, there were 155,013,000 in the U.S. civilian labor force. In August that dropped to 154,645,000—meaning that on net 368,000 people simply dropped out of the labor force last month and did not even look for a job.”

“The Bureau of Labor Statistic also reported that in August the labor force participation rate (the percentage of the people in the civilian non-institutionalized population who either had a job or were actively looking for one) dropped to a 30-year low of 63.5 percent, down from 63.7 percent in July. The last time the labor force participation rate was as low as 63.5 percent was in September 1981.”

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/record-88921000-americans-not-labor-force-119000-fewer-employed-august-july

BitterEXdemocrackkk

September 7th, 2012
1:01 pm

huh, I thought Social Insecurity was the greatest hoax ever perpetuated against a country …ok, Ill go with Obongo for now…

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
1:03 pm

td

its not the governments fault you and the rest of the lazy folks are out of work…

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
1:04 pm

bitter

BUSH was the greatest hoax…just ask OSAMA

Retired Soldier

September 7th, 2012
1:07 pm

LL-

We can’t ask him. the SEALs killed him.

clern fimmel

September 7th, 2012
1:07 pm

I talked to the editor of the Pine Cone about the war on terror and told him that it was all about projecting power and dominion in a de facto empire, and petrodollars and oil, and he told me that I didn’t understand foreign policy like an expert like him, who had spent years in the Middle East.
So I asked him if on 9/11 he’d watched Building Seven fall. He said yes. I said, Enough said.”

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
1:11 pm

RETIRED SOLDIER

AND OBAMA GAVE THE ORDER…which repubs hate….hehehehehehehehe

liberalefty

September 7th, 2012
1:13 pm

TD the broke bitter birther says if you dont have a job blame the president…pathetic aint it…so much for taking reponsibility for your own fate

Retired Soldier

September 7th, 2012
1:21 pm

LL-

I don’t hate it at all, glad he did and glad our military got him. Are you glad the intel collected during the Bush administration was used to help find UBL?

SheeshLouise

September 7th, 2012
1:25 pm

A “hoax”. Yeah Clint, YOU tellem’ about that Kenyan!

** “BOINK, BOINK, BOINK” takes off clown nose**

Robert

September 7th, 2012
1:29 pm

I hope all the successful Black actors and actresses remember Mr. Eastwood when he tries to work in collaboration with them on any new movie venture. I can see Denzel Washington looking Mr. Eastwood straight in his eyes and demanding an apology or face the consequences of his actions. Mr. Eastwood forgot who has the “power” in hollywood.

Retired Soldier

September 7th, 2012
1:32 pm

Racist comment Robert. A non-racist comment would be if you said all actors. But actors like the rest of us want to work, sooooo.

Liz

September 7th, 2012
1:35 pm

This is an election of choice. For women it is a matter of who controls your reproductive health and rights: you or the predominately white old righteous men who strangely feel a need to control you, who are currently in office.

Retired Soldier

September 7th, 2012
1:39 pm

Liz-

Does reproductive health include the health of the fetus? Just curious.

Al Mallozzi

September 7th, 2012
1:40 pm

When a “cowboy” is no longer a cowboy. ANS: When he changes from a treditional cowboy clothing to a one-button suit. In the case of Eastwood, I would recommend he pursue his career as a cowboy, because he’s utterly disgusting as a character in a ine button suit.

Mark

September 7th, 2012
1:43 pm

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