Happy National Empty Chair Day! ***MORE PHOTOS***

If you haven’t heard, today is National Empty Chair Day in honor of Clint Eastwood and our AWOL Campaigner-in-Chief:

What better way to commemorate the Labor Day holiday than to send a message to the AWOL campaign-in-chief — and support Clint Eastwood, to boot!

Twitchy has the story of the latest Eastwood-inspired social media phenomenon. First, #eastwooding.

Now: #EmptyChairDay.

Decorate yours any way you want it: Nobama stickers, Romney/Ryan yard signs, golf clubs, mom jeans, etc. Email/tweet us your best entries.

My decoration’s going to be “We own this country!” sign, in tribute to Eastwood’s best line from his speech.

Have fun! You know they’re going to call it racist, anyway.

Send photos of your chair to me via my email address on my contact page with the subject line “my empty chair” and we’ll post them here throughout the day. Also include your name if you want it on the caption and one entry per person please.

Happy National Empty Chair Day!

UPDATE: Here are your empty chairs!

Marcel D.


Kitty M.

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Lee Sweet
Sheri M.
Shannon M.
Allen G.
Dave S.
Brazen Infidel


UPDATE 2: More of your empty chairs!

B Crowley
Paula B
Paula B
Johann S
Boyce B
Don S
John S
Jacui Hill
Tim F
Audrey B
Danielle M
Jake and Sandra
Bill S



And my very own submission to #EmptyChairDay

The Right Scoop

Thanks everyone for your photos today. Unfortunately I can’t take any more as I have actual blogging to do (instead of resizing photos, etc.) but together we’ve made #EmptyChairDay fabulous! So glad you all participated!

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129 thoughts on “Happy National Empty Chair Day! ***MORE PHOTOS***

  1. Brilliant roundup, as was Eastwood’s attention-getting, spot-on improv. Liberals never could understand the concept of metaphor.

  2. The empty chair in the white house photo is truer than we think. That chair WAS empty, and Obama was airbrushed into it. Look at the size of his head compared with those around him (in the actual white house photo). This was the first “empty chair”, unless we point out that the chair in the oval office, the one behind the desk, has been empty four almost four years. The “occupied” chair is the seat in the golf cart.

  3. I found the one with the empty doctor chair particularly potent, because already seniors and disabled people are being affected with a lack of doctors by Obamacare.

  4. All these photos were great. I felt the best photo was that last one, the one Hillary sent to Scoop there at the end. But I was dismayed that everybody forgot the biggest empty chairs of them all – the ones at the DNC tonight.


    Thanks, Scoop, for posting all the great pictures. Everybody should get their ‘scoop’ shovels out to listen to the speeches tonight. It might get deep.

  5. Fun! Fun! I put out 3 chairs in different locations for this special occasion, and I am going to put out another in my other home location….right smack in the middle of the front yard after my tree trimmer is here tomorrow. I live in a pretty heavy dem neighborhood. It will so much fun….from now until election is over.

  6. how to pi$$ off Matthews or any liberal:
    YES! We don’t like FuBar Ack because he is 50% black!!! 😉
    And what are YOU going to do about it???!!???
    Call us racists?? …………………. we call you, rightfully, a total idiot, educated beyond your questionable intelligence….

  7. TRS, let us know when you get your notice from the white house to take down your pic. After all, the first amendment works only up to the point that you are deemed to be racist.

  8. They were all superb “empty chairs”. Fun to look at. I’m glad so many entered. Eastwood’s speech really made an impact.

    Is any one going to watch the Dim convention? I just can’t bring myself to do it. I’ll hear about it from Rush.

    1. I’m not going to watch. I have high blood pressure and don’t want to risk having a stroke before I can vote. I’ll hear about it from my girlfriend in Texas – she despises Obama too.

  9. Grassroots at its best!! Wonderful to see people so passionate about taking back their country!! Empty thoughts, ideas and reality!! The power of symbolism!! Pictures are worth a 1000 words!!! THEY SAY!!

    Absent Minded Professor…..Empty Minded President!!

  10. I like the idea. It’s hilarious. I’m more excited about the fact that grass roots are now able put something like this together so suddenly.

    But, honestly, we would be so much better off if the president’s chair were empty.

  11. There’s so much funny stuff out there. And there’s no way I can see it all, but I want to. Clint vs. the red chair shootout was hilarious. One of the facebook pages on national empty chair day is never ending. It just gets better and better.


  12. Got mine out on the sidewalk/entry to the house. My wife thought it may be racist
    because we have a black racist neighbor. lolol. Well, if he tries to steal the chair, the 357 will catch him!

  13. I left the message on my chair: “Are you better off now than you were 4 years ago?” ROMNEY/RYAN 2012

  14. Posted this on the National Empty Chair Day FB page this morning,

    Clint Eastwood is an Actor. He is a director and a writer. He is an Icon. He is elderly and wise, Clint Eastwood has lived through decades of American Politics and culture.
    The left and the MSM will have you believe that Clint Eastwoods “ performance “was a disaster. A comedy of fools. The ramblings of a senile old man
    The truth is Clint was brilliant. What we witnessed was an impromptu stage show that placed the enlightened grandfather in a deep conversation with his intellectually challenged, inexperienced, “I know what’s best for you” grandson. It was a a battle of wits against an unarmed boy.
    The empty chair was not just a metaphor for Barack Obama.
    It was a metaphor for America’s youth, for American academia, for the hollywood elite, the MSM and for all of the gullible hopeful Obama faithful who still may be clinging the Hope and Change of 2008.
    It was grandpa telling and teaching his grandson that it’s oK to make a mistake. That the lesson is to recognize that mistake, learn from it and move on. To look through the dust of misinformation and propaganda. Open your eyes and see Obama for what he is.
    An empty chair.

    Not only was his performance brilliant it’s exposed the lefts disdain and lack of empathy for our elderly. A constituency they take for granted.

  15. I was always told (the construction business) that if your boss was always after you to loan him money, you had the wrong boss.

  16. The Good, The Bad, and The Empty Chair…

    WHAT HAPPENED? We voted for a man who thrilled us with “Hope and Change.” He promised to Save Medicare, Create New Green Jobs, Stop Global Warming, Fight corruption, and on and on… Now that same man is dividing America, spewing hate-speech and name-calling, after crushing our economy, regulating jobs out of existance, sending borrowed trillions to China and OPEC while burdening taxpayers with millions of new illegal immigrants… It’s time for a change…

    Vote American This Time!

  17. Woohoo…I love this new National Chair Day. It fits into my story I have to share with you all. My kids wanted a wagon ride, so I was pulling them in our neighborhood, and came across an empty chair on a well-kept lawn. I noticed it first because it wasn’t a garden/outdoor type chair but one you find in church basement’s. Leaning up against it was a set of golf clubs. I looked up, and noticed an elderly gentleman coming around the corner with hedge clippers, I raised my eyebrow at the chair and he, said one word “Eastwood” I laughed and nodded and went on my way. Here is the thing that is truly wonderful about this story, I live in B.C., Canada, a true liberal Province, and my town is one of the worst. That is the impact that Clint Eastwood had with his speech.

      1. Me too! But I can send money to the campaign, and spread the word to all those that can vote, and most of all pray!

  18. Found this over @ Breitbart. Happy Empty Chair Day, my fellow Scoopers!!!!!!

    POP! BARRACK IS LOSING” [To the tune of “Pop Goes the Weasel”[

    All around the states today,
    We see Patriots UNITING,
    The media claims “you can’t beat BO”, but
    Pop! BO is losing!

    A trillion scammed from Medicare
    “Death Panels” of BO’s choosing.
    Unless he’s stopped, our Seniors die,
    Pop! BO is losing!

    BO says, “The Private Sector’s ‘FINE’”
    And the Media claims “were cruising”.
    But our “lying eyes” now see the truth:
    Pop! BO is losing!

    Five trillions wasted on BO’s HOs,
    Graft spent at Barry’s choosing,
    Unless we stop, our Nation fails,
    Pop! BO is losing!

    We now see BO’s an empty suit,
    Who’s life’s been spent deceiving.
    The media thinks it’s all in fun, but
    Pop! BO is losing!

    R & R have plans to cure,
    The problems we are are facing.
    And come November, THEY WILL WIN!
    Pop! BO is losing!

    IT IS NOT A “LAUGHING MATTER”, but mockery, derision, and poetic snark
    CAN show (1) the challenges we face are LIFE THREATENING and (2) OUR COUNTRY


  19. OT: Has anyone been following the Jason Biggs and his wife’s tweets story? I just read on the tweets sent out by the wife, and it is the most disgusting, vile thing. It’s Sandusky territory. Malkin’s site, Twitchy has been following it.

    Nickelodan is apparently very slow to condemn these actions b/c Bigg’s is promoted and represented on the network as a Mutant Ninja Turtle.

    Anyone with children should call and complain. This is really sick stuff, and we should not tolerate it as a civil society. Are there any boundaries anymore? Is anything not safe for kids these days? Do we not have a collective morality anymore?

    Edit: Mods, I apologize going off topic like this, but I felt this should be told. This is what Hollywood looks like.

  20. I put mine out last night so I could get the whole day in. Just a folding chair with a golf club. Much better that the classic “Vote for” sign. I might just leave that there till November.

  21. Great RS postings, I laughed a lot at the comments so far. However, in Maryland I need to put out a Loveseat for the LIAR and O’Malley.

  22. I love the idea of liberals in meltdown mode. They were taught ‘Rules for Radicals‘, but they weren’t taught what to do when they get “Alinskied’ themselves. Priceless.

    I put out an old, rundown, rickety chair in need of a paint job. I hope the local pickers don’t haul it off before it makes an impact. Sure is an eyesore in my neighborhood, lol.

    But then, Obama is an eyesore in all our neighborhoods, isn’t he?

    1. From Rules for Radicals (I own the book-read it, digested it to know thy enemy):

      ” Rule 11: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, polarize it. Don’t try to attack abstract corporations or bureaucracies. Identify a responsible individual. Ignore attempts to shift or spread the blame.

      According to Alinsky, the main job of the organizer is to bait an opponent into reacting. “The enemy properly goaded and guided in his reaction will be your major strength.”

      Yup, the Progressive crowd sure doesn’t like having the tables (or in this case, an empty chair) turned on them. I am enjoying watching them squirm and writhe, as they have no defense. One empty chair says more than a thousand words ever could.

  23. If I could I’d take a picture of an old chair out in a overgrown garden, weeds over growing it, and sticking up through it… The caption: “Been empty since day 1” or “This yard needs a R&R model lawnmower” or some such.

  24. Empty office, empty chair, empty suit, empty head, empty rhetoric. NO wonder Libtards live in an echo chamber! If we took an x-ray of NObamas’ head, we’d see a sign “This space for rent” or even “Out to lunch.”

    Happy Empty Chair Day fellow Conservatives!


    * RULE 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions.

    * RULE 6: “A good tactic is one your people enjoy.” They’ll keep doing it without urging and come back to do more. They’re doing their thing, and will even suggest better ones. .)

    The empty chair aughta really appreciate these two “rules” today. He brought it on himself.

    Enjoy the holiday fellow Scoopers.

  26. Excellent Idea ever though here in Columbia SC, we have a 80% chance of thunderstorms, we’ve put one of our heavy vinyl patio chairs in the front yard with a stake and tie down, Hopefully it’ll not end up in the road or in a neighbors yard.

    1. C’mon, you’re a better speller than that friend. That’s un-president-ed and histrionic, silly. I broke it up a bit to make it easier to see 🙂

      I see the empty chair teetering precariously at the edge of a precipice with a white hot flowing river of molten magma far below. All it needs is the slightest nudge.

      O’, the most expensive electorate lesson in politics, in world history. Happy Labor Day Gino! We’ve got work to do.

      1. No 0+0= 00 or double aught. 1+2= 12 and 2+2= 22. From “Liberal Math 101” taught at universities everywhere.

  27. “Empty Chair Day” should officially replace labor day as the holiday.
    The term “labor day” is much closer to communism than capitalism anyway.

    1. Oh, boy! I love your idea. Empty Chair Day should be commerated as the best reminder of how close we came to losing it all and also a reminder to President Romney why and how he got to be President. We must remember that Obama didn’t do this all by himself. He had help from many who have been in power before him. He was not the person to elect after all the problems we had. Inexperienced and un-American are not compatible with a Free nation.

      1. I like what you are saying. We all were part of getting to where we are. Some of us will now fight our way back.

      1. LOL! President Obama has just issued an executive fiat to destroy all the empty chairs on display againsts him during the National Empty Chair day.

  28. I went on youtube and read some of the comments there. The libs are in full meltdown mode. I had no idea this skit by Clint Eastwood would be so powerful. Liberals simply don’t know what to do with themselves.

    1. Alinksy was right: ridicule is a potent weapon. And libs don’t know what to do when it’s AIMED AT THEM.

    2. You know, I’m glad Eastwood has had a full career. (Not that I’m implying that he’s done. He’s a great director as well.) He’s fortunate enough that he doesn’t have to worry about being blacklisted out of a job like a up and coming Hollywood actor. I’m very proud of him.

  29. We have two ideas:

    The first is to catch one of our dogs lifting their leg on the empty chair!

    The second idea is a roaming chair with a sign stating we built this: and having placed in various locations across America.

    Dont know if we will be able to take a photo so if anyone wants to use the idea go for it!

    1. It needn’t be completely empty. Feel free to place a shovelful of cow droppings in it. Pile it high 🙂

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