The Silver Fox truly is a death-defying diva!
The newsman risks his life to illuminate the realities of this escalating Middle-Eastern crisis!
Instead of thanking him, some of Twitter's bottom-feeders snipe at him from the darkest corners of the internet, assuming Anderson is too preoccupied to defend himself.
You know what they say about assumptions! They make an "ass" out of "u" and…. uh, "mptions"?
When one anonymous bigot suggested Coop deserved to be the victim of violence because of his sexual orientation, he fired right back!
@retireleo wow, tough words from an anon Internet troll. why not use your name and photo, coward? Have some more fritos and keep typing
— Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) November 19, 2012
We love it!
He's fighting this tweet-war on many fronts, though — ch-ch-check out more of our favorite correspondent's bad-ass responses…AFTER THE JUMP!!!