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Clint Eastwood is a big fan of Herman Cain, world will in fact end on 11-11-11

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Herman Cain is one punk who should be feeling lucky. (Well… to an extent.) In a bizarre turn of events, Hollywood's perennial badass Clint Eastwood has come out in support of Cain's bid for presidency. Clint fucking Eastwood. The tall, lean, craggy-faced curmudgeon who, once upon a time, could've played with my Misty if he wanted to, chose the "9-9-9"-touting pizza tycoon with a slightly troubling history of sexual harassment as America's best bet? Everyone head to your bunkers because clearly Richard Dewolf was right — the Four Corners Vortex is disturbing normal energy flows and we are all doomed. 

What exactly does the Man With No Name have to say about the Man With No Credibility? Well, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Eastwood, a Libertarian who has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1952, sees Cain as a sort of kindred spirit:

"I love Cain's story. He's a guy who came from nowhere and did well, obviously against heavy odds. He's a doer and a straight-talker, which I don't see enough of from either party."

Herman Cain, a straight talker? Are Dirty Harry and I talking about the same self-contradicting, bumbling candidate? I suppose I shouldn't be so taken aback by Eastwood's choice of qualifier — I mean, this is the same man who admits to liking Ross Perot because he likes "rebels." And besides, who is Mark Block if not an icon of rugged masculinity for chiefs of staff everywhere?