Reporting from a war zone, Anderson Cooper sasses Twitter critics

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   Nov. 20, 2012 at 12:08 PM   |   0 comments

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Nov. 20 (UPI) -- It was only yesterday that CNN's Anderson Cooper was reflexively ducking rocket bombs on camera ("That was a rather large explosion," he said dryly afterward), but the intrepid anchor-correspondent somehow found the time to fire back at Twitter critics who questioned his reporting Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Some of the sassiest retorts below:

Here's how he replied to Twitter user @retireleo, who identifies himself as a "retired police officer and retired USMC sergeant major."


And to @tammyrenasmith:


And @Rabbi_Sykes:


He also called out @Pamela_Weiss -- who doubted Cooper's fairness -- with a retort about her tweeting history. One Tumblr image summarizes the exchange:

Just for fun, here's what Cooper looks like in the middle of a war:

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