Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Chair There and Everywhere
are already cracking wise about Clint and his magical chair or Eastwooding in general at the convention, though not yet in the hall. Hard to top this rather serious idea, though: "It’s hard to blame the Democrats. No less a comedic inspiration than Chris Rock seemed to egg them on, proposing that party leaders 'have an empty chair onstage for the entire D.N.C.' When anybody asks, he said, they should say it is occupied by Osama bin Laden."
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