Clint Eastwood’s Invisible Obama routine was the talk of the 2012 Republican National Convention, and it caught the attention of the Commander-in-Chief himself.
Before Mitt Romney’s RNC speech last night, the actor, director and ardent GOPer made a rambling speech that featured him talking to “Obama” in an empty chair.
The President’s response? A picture – sent from @BarackObama, run by his campaign – of him sitting in a chair marked The President. The caption: “This seat’s taken.”
Eastwood’s unorthodox speech instantly spawned memes galore, not to mention an @InvisibleObama Twitter account, which already has more than 47,000 followers.
No word if Clint and/or Mitt have friended the invisible POTUS on there, but his bit – for better or worse – was unquestionably a highlight of the RNC.
“So I’ve got Mr. Obama sitting here … Mr. President, how do you handle promises you’ve made?” the 82-year-old Oscar winner asked the chair at one point.
You can see for yourself below … but spoiler alert, it gave no response.