Clint Eastwood spoke at the Republican National Convention in Florida last night, with a significant portion of his speech revolving around a conversation with... a chair.
Are you ready for this? In said chair was an invisible President Barack Obama. And where there's an invisible Obama, there must be an Internet sensation. And that Internet sensation? "Eastwooding," or pointing to an empty chair with a disgruntled expression.
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BuzzFeed has some perfect examples of how to perform this act, if you're so inclined.
According to Mashable, some of the "biggest headlines" to come out of the Republican National Convention may in fact come from Eastwood's ten-minute chair speech (seen here). Whether that's depressing news to you or not, with one scan through social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr you'll notice Eastwood certainly made an impact.
By the end of Eastwood's speech, the "invisible Obama" who sat in the wooden chair had its own Twitter parody account. The account had 40,000 followers by Friday morning.
When I was a Kid I remember seeing Jimmy Stewart doing something similar, In reruns of course,
I 'm not that old:
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Modern Take on it: