The Wrap conjectures that since Anderson Cooper is so hyped as a marquee name at CNN, other anchors feel that they are unable to build up their own profiles. One on-air personality tells Hunter Walker that “most of the anchors were jealous that Anderson Cooper sucked up resources by going to Haiti and the Gulf of Mexico,” even as his own ratings slip, leaving them in the dust. Also, those arms. [Wrap]
“I want to say at once that this would be a catastrophe for the region” that may stoke “a surge in violence and perhaps an increase in the number of refugees,” he said during his annual televised call-in show.