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GOP Counterprograms DNC With #EmptyChairDay

Conservative media figures encouraged Mitt Romney's supporters to take to Twitter and post photos for the meme #EmptyChairDay, on the unofficial first day of the Democratic National Convention.


  1. Conservative blogger Michelle Malkin was one of the first to spread the word on Twitter:
  2. Tea party commentator Tammy Bruce also called for submissions:
  3. By mid-morning on Sept. 3, #emptychairday was one of the top trending topics on Twitter in the United States. Here are some of the most retweeted posts:
  4. Rush Limbaugh's brother David weighed in:
  5. This is not the first time Clint Eastwood's speech inspired a Twitter meme. At the Republican National Convention, Democratic supporters spoofed Eastwood's address under the hashtag #Eastwooding, and a parody Twitter account, @InvisibleObama, was born.