Clint Eastwood's Empty Chair Routine Inspires Internet Meme

Annie Colbert
August 30, 2012
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Eastwood/Chair 2012

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"Clint Eastwood Talks to Empty Chair." That might just be the biggest headline to come out of the final night of the Republican National Convention.

Eastwood's ten-minute conversation with an "invisible Obama" had social media buzzing and meme generators working overtime.

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Despite rousing speeches from Florida senator Marco Rubio and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook could not stop talking about Eastwood's exchange with the chair.

The speech -- or stand-up sketch? -- even inspired a Twitter account with the handle @InvisibleObama. Within an hour of its creation, the account had more than 20,000 followers.

The Internet seems to have just gotten started with the Clint Eastwood empty chair meme. Check back for an updated gallery.

This story originally published on Mashable here.