US President Barack Obama has replied to Clint Eastwood's headline-grabbing appearance at the Republican National Convention with a short tweet.


Legendary actor Clint Eastwood, an outspoken conservative, gave a speech on Thursday evening (August 30) in which he "debated" with an empty chair representing Obama.

The US president's campaign team posted a photograph on his official Twitter page with the caption: "This seat's taken".

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign team distanced themselves from the content of Eastwood's speech on Thursday night (August 30), stating: "Judging an American icon like Clint Eastwood through a typical political lens doesn't work. His ad-libbing was a break from the political speech-making, and the crowd enjoyed it."

It has to be mentioned that the US presidential election takes place on Tuesday, November 6.

The question is: What do you think of Obama's response to Clint Eastwood?

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