Anderson Cooper in Egypt:

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  1. MikeK
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    CNN's Anderson Cooper is presently working live from Egypt in spite of the fact that he's already been physically abused on two occasions and the situation there is such that it's no exaggeration to say his life, as well as those of other journalists presently reporting from there, is in imminent danger.

    While Cooper is often the target of teasing by his colleagues I want to say that he's got a lot more nerve and dedication than I would have in his place. If I were Anderson Cooper I would get the hell out of there now. So my hat is off to the man -- and to every other reporter who stays in Egypt under these extremely dangerous conditions.
     
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    Either he has nerve or a fetish for being treated roughly.
     
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    How's he supposed to get out doyathink?
     
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    He is stuck like everyone else. I give him credit for having the balls to be out in that crowd.

     
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    Call the Marines in. That's how they always get Americans out in harms way. Of course reporters do not want to leave till the last minute thereby putting not only their own lives in jeopardy but the Marines who have to rescue them.
     
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    Nobody forced him to go and I don't hear him complaining so....?
     
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    :lmao:
     
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    He has guts. If i were a journalist, I'd want to be there with him. That's where the story is.
     
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    Like him or not-that's showing a lot of courage. Especially for a guy who's filthy rich, never had to work a day in his life, and puts himself in this situation? I may not always think he's doing a great job (I actually think he's pretty good)-but damn he has some guts. :clap2:
     
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    I understand there are charter flights evacuating foreigners (tourists, etc).
     

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