POSTED: Friday, September 7, 2012 - 9:00pm
UPDATED: Friday, September 7, 2012 - 9:14pm
Clint Eastwood explained his much-discussed speech in his hometown paper, saying he was aiming for the political middle and detailing broken promises by President Barack Obama, according to a story in The Carmel Pine Cone.
Eastwood, who spoke about his speech for the first time, said his speech accomplished what he wanted, because it highlighted the mistakes made by Obama during his presidency.
"President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people," he told the paper in an interview published Friday. "Romney and Ryan would do a much better job running the country, and that's what everybody needs to know. I may have irritated a lot of the lefties, but I was aiming for people in the middle."
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