Asked if he was offended by the speech, Obama shrugged it off.
If you're easily offended, you should probably choose another profession.
Wise words from a man who has endured his fair share of name-calling and cyberbullying.
Meanwhile on ABC's This Week, White House senior adviser David Plouffe was equally complimentary of Eastwood.
Listen, I think the president, myself, we all, I think, everyone in America thinks he's been an amazing actor and director and an American treasure.
Of course, it probably doesn't hurt that the cinema icon's head-scratching performance art took attention away from Mitt Romney, the candidate running against Obama. But yeah, no, American treasure.
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