Heard on the Hill

Every Day, Washington, D.C., Is Eastwooding

A picture of Georgetown's Duke Ellington School of the Arts' landmark Adirondack chair Eastwooding. (Photo Courtesy "Prince of Petworth")

During his speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, director Clint Eastwood spoke to an empty chair symbolizing President Barack Obama. Across the Internet, this practice is now called "Eastwooding."

In Washington, D.C., we're a city of big chairs, which have long represented any person we've wanted them to.

The Big Chair in Anacostia Eastwooding. (Photo Courtesy "We Heart DC")

Obviously, it takes a big person to fill this seat.

The Oval Office Eastwooding. (Photo Courtesy University of Texas, Austin)

Washington, D.C. We've been Eastwooding since before it was cool.