Clint's schtick was an empty chair that was supposed to be President Obama. The President would interrupt him and told Clint twice to go f**k yourself, of course, without actually saying it but the intent was clear and shocking. The first time was supposed to be to Mitt Romney and the second time to Clint. To denigrate the President of the United States with expletives is disrespectful; to the man that Barack Obama presents himself as, is cheap. In between the ramblings of an old man, he said things that I can't imagine the Republicans wanted to hear. I can't do any of it justice. Totally inappropriate. Ruined the great feeling from the video about Mitt Romney that aired before 10pm.
The feedback and talking heads from both sides were appalled. Everyone wants to know who okayed this in prime time. Reverend Al Sharpton said if Clint was performing at the Apollo, they would have gotten the hook out and dragged him off the stage. Joe Scarborough said that he would've put him on before 10pm and if he went over, he would've cut off his mic. There will be an investigation and probably another book about this debacle of a campaign. This should have been Mitt Romney's big night. He was overshadowed by an old movie star without class.
Sidebars: It's Labor Day weekend. Millions of children are back in school. Homework begins in earnest. I hate homework. The San Francisco Giants are now 4.5 games ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers even without Melky Cabrera and the Dodgers megatrade from the Red Sox. Come on Giants!! College football began last night. I hate college football season. In the olden days, it was only on Saturdays. Today, with cable, it's on 4 out of 7 days a week through mid January. Ugh! Here's to a Federal court in Texas that made the voter ID law illegal in that State. Voter suppression stopped in Texas!!! Everyone enjoy the official end of summer!
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