Clint Eastwood's Inflated Unemployment Count

Clint Eastwood unemployment speech
Clint Eastwood unemployment speech



By Chris Isidore


NEW YORK -- Clint Eastwood's biting criticism of President Obama was a big hit with the crowd at the Republican National Convention. But his reading of the nation's unemployment situation missed by a wide margin.

Eastwood's speech on Thursday night mocked supporters of the president like Oprah Winfrey, who cried the night Obama was elected four years ago.