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Think Clint Eastwood's empty-chair speech at the Republican National Convention was ill-advised? You're not alone -- Eastwood himself thinks so too. Also read: Clint Eastwood Blasts Gop Spending, Explains Rnc Speech on "Ellen" The actor/director, 82, told "Extra's" Jerry Penacoli in an interview Monday that the Gop was "dumb" for inviting him to deliver his now-infamous speech, during which he harangued President Obama at length in absentia. "People loved it or hated it, and that's fine," Eastwood offered. "I figure if somebody's dumb enough to ask me to go to a political convention and »

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