In 2012, Clint Eastwood stood on stage at the RNC, accompanied by naught but an empty chair. He pointed at said chair and announced, "So I've got Mr. Obama sitting here." It was also apparently plan B. Plan A was to show a scene from Eastwood's film The Outlaw Josey Wales
"I just see his fist coming towards me. It knocked me, and while I was falling down the stairs, all I hear was, "This is because you look exactly like Shia LaBeouf! I was so confused. I was even more confused because I got up and I was like, am I crazy or did I hear him say, 'This is because you look like Shia LaBeouf?'"