The Left and many in the mainstream media – pardon me if I repeat myself – tried very hard to mock Clint Eastwood’s empty chair routine at last month’s Republican convention.
Eastwood was variously attacked for being old, senile, rambling, self-indulgent and incoherent.
In fact, Eastwood added in indelible ink a portrait of the president so brilliantly accurate that even the New Yorker has adopted it in the wake of Barack Obama’s debate disaster:
A creative genius, is Eastwood.
Andrew Bolt’s columns appear in Melbourne’s Herald Sun, Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and Adelaide’s Advertiser. He runs the most-read political blog in Australia and hosts Channel 10’s The Bolt Report each Sunday at 10am, and his book Still Not Sorry remains very widely read.