You know you’re in trouble when B-list speakers are turning you down left and right. Conservative super-idol and former third-string quarterback, Tim Tebow, has made it known he will not be speaking at next week’s Republican National Convention … no matter what Donald Trump may say.
Convention organizers are increasingly desperate, even at this late date, to fill speaking slots that are usually considered primo gigs by politicians and celebrities alike.
Not to worry.
It is rumored the star performers of the 2012 Republican National Convention have offered up their services to the RNC: Clint Eastwood and the “Chair.”
If you recall, Clint and “Chair” gave a primetime performance at the last convention which rocked the house. People, to this day, are still talking about it. Eastwood pretended to have a conversation with an empty chair, representing Barack Obama.
The beauty of Eastwood’s “speech” in support of the Republican Party’s presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, was that it was largely improvised.
The highlight of the routine came when Eastwood implied the “Chair” (President Obama) had uttered profanities directed both at Romney and himself, saying, “What do you want me to tell Romney? I can’t tell him to do that, he can’t do that to himself!”
No, you don’t get endorsement speeches like that every day!
So, if Trump and the RNC act quickly, they may be able to secure the services of two remarkable performers who know how to take command of a convention stage and shine under the pressure of a primetime speaking slot.
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