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Obama camp refers Clint Eastwood questions to Salvador Dalí

Olivier Knox
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Salvador Dali’s “Memory of the Child Woman” at a gallery in Melbourne, Australia. (Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign says Clint Eastwood's eccentric speech to the Republican National Convention was, well, surreal.

"Referring all questions on this to Salvador Dalí," spokesman Ben LaBolt said by email.

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Dali was a Spanish surrealist painter of the 20th Century. His bizarre and beautiful works include The Persistence of Memory.

Eastwood's appearance centered on an extended riff with an invisible Obama.

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