CNN host Anderson Cooper is known for keeping his cool during interview
segments, so it was a bit odd to watch him Friday night, when he spoke
on-air with Lieutenant Colonel Terrence Lakin and his attorney, Paul
Jensen. Lakin is the Army doctor who was court-martialed last month for
refusing to perform a second tour of Afghanistan until Barack Obama
could prove that he was a citizen.
In the clip below, Lakin lets his
attorney do most of the talking. As Jensen repeatedly dismisses the
validity of the Hawaii "certificate of live birth" the White House has
made available, Cooper gets more and more annoyed--both with Jensen's
parries and with Lakin's strategy of sitting out the
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Alex Eichler is a reporter at The Huffington Post and a former staff writer at The Atlantic Wire.