Hennessy's View

Shark-Jumping Anderson Cooper Style

Just before her beatification, Shirley Sherrod jumped the shark. On Thursday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper let the embattled former USDA director talk for an hour. Bad idea. It was bad for CNN, bad for viewers, and really bad for Sherrod, who lost her mind on the air. This is what she said: I think he’d [Andrew Breitbart would] like to get us stuck back in the times of slavery, That’s where I think he’d like to see all black people end up again. Read more →