Here’s Wolf Blitzer and his camera crew running for their lives after an air raid siren went off in the Israeli city of Ashkelon — which has been a target of rocket fire — earlier today. “The sirens went off minutes after we arrived. The camera was hanging around my neck,” wrote CNN staffer Linda Roth, who says that a more professional version of this clip will air on “The Situation Room” later today. Anderson Cooper had a similar situation over the weekend. (ht HyperVocal)
I have always been very open and honest about this part of my life with my friends, my family, and my colleagues. In a perfect world, I don’t think it’s anyone else’s business, but I do think there is value in standing up and being counted. I’m not an activist, but I am a human being and I don’t give that up by being a journalist.The key quote from Anderson Cooper’s letter to Andrew Sullivan where he admits that he’s gay.
Speaking to Anderson Cooper on CNN, the lawyer for George Zimmerman, Craig Sonner, stood behind his client’s claim that he acted in self-defense, saying Zimmerman suffered a broken nose and a head laceration from Trayvon Martin before killing him. He also touched on a specific inaction or inattention that’s inflamed anger directed at the Sanford Police Department’s handling of the case – Sonner has only spoken to Zimmerman on the phone, and admits he doesn’t know precisely where he is, though he assumes he’s “still in the area.”
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.