You get to ask the questions, and I get to answer how I want to.
Rick Perry, flatly refusing to answer moderator Anderson Cooper’s question, even when Cooper explicitly stressed he wanted him to respond to his question rather than go after Herman Cain. On top of his aggressive interruptions of Mitt Romney, it seems clear Perry’s strategy is to come out swinging with high-energy, but frankly, we think he’s coming off as massively rude and undisciplined. (via shortformblog)



Anderson Cooper’s kryptonite: celebrity poop puns

#Omg this makes the original video that much funnier

Maddow is one of the very few gay news anchors in America – well, one of the very few openly gay news anchors. Does she feel frustration towards an equally well-known news presenter who is widely assumed to be gay but has never come out? For the first time, Maddow pauses: “I’m sure other people in the business have considered reasons why they’re doing what they’re doing, but I do think that if you’re gay you have a responsibility to come out,” she says carefully.
Cooper, speaking live via what appeared to be a computer, reported that his only method of broadcast at the moment was from the room he occupied, an “undisclosed location,” the anonymity of which was, “frankly, for our own safety.” Acknowledging that the physical attacks on him had made headlines this week, he admitted that “journalists don’t like to become part of the story, but unfortunately, they have been made part of the story.”


He did not exclude himself from the national climate of fear, either. “I don’t mind telling you I’m a little bit scared,” he admitted, though he noted that “there’s a lot of people who are scared right now in Egypt,” likely more than he is.

Anderson Cooper Reports From Dimly-Lit Room: “I’m A Little Bit Scared”

Video - Mediaite

New video of the attack on Anderson Cooper


Anderson Cooper decribes attack on him and his CNN crew in Egypt