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Perhaps they put the chair there in hopes that Obama would show up, like putting cookies out for Santa.
However, speaking of empty chairs, and such. CHAIRS not just for sitting on?
As%20applause%20subsided,%20Mike%20Tate,%20the%20Democratic%20Party%20of%20Wisconsin%20chair,%20walked%20onto%20stage%20and%20added:%20%27It%C3%A2%C2%80%C2%99s%20just%20Monday,%20we%C3%A2%C2%80%C2%99ll%20be%20here%20all%20week.%27%20%20In%20an%20interview%20with%20USA%20Today%20last%20week,%20Obama%20said%20he%20was%20not%20offended%20by%20Eastwood%27s%20speech%20and%20praised%20his%20career.%20%20%27I%20am%20a%20huge%20Clint%20Eastwood%20fan,%27%20Obama%20said.%20%27He%20is%20a%20great%20actor,%20and%20an%20even%20better%20director.%20I%20think%20the%20last%20few%20movies%20that%20he%27s%20made%20have%20been%20terrific.%27%20%20Read%20more:%20http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2197786/Republican-supporters-celebrate-National-Empty-Chair-Day-Labor-Day-solidarity-hilarious-Clint-Eastwood-speech.html#ixzz25b4eEHYYand sending in pictures of them too, in support of Romney and Clint's speech. An empty chair is becoming an iconic movement to express the feelings across America for the emptiness of the Obama Administration. This is great, you have to love the American groundswell response to Obama.