Country star and “The Voice” co-host/judge Blake Shelton showered pithy praise on RNC surprise speaker and Hollywood legend, Clint Eastwood.

Many welcomed Shelton’s open embrace:

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But Shelton encountered a few protests:

Let’s hope Shelton doesn’t go quietly into that goodnight:

Shelton’s civic advice to those obsessed with hammering him for his politics? Shut up and vote: