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CNN.com - Transcripts ARMY: Hi, my name can be Capt. STEIN: I do think that there's concern that the vaccine provides a number of - a few sort of government trick or even government thoughts control for you to wreck people's lives. That's really sweet. Buzz kill. COOPER: Hey, I'm just trying for you to keep it real. Will Be there an answer? Can Be this a joke as well as -GRIFFIN: You've by simply no means thought regarding that will until this moment? COOPER: I by absolutely no means believed regarding that. GRIFFIN: your identify will be a pair of last names. COOPER: Yes, I'm familiar. I believe it's online shopping that's completed this. B. GRIFFIN: Are Usually anyone certain it's Tuchman? COOPER: That can become a Ny tradition. Gary, you're running. This is my 12-year-old daughter, Samantha. How's it going, Samantha? The first mile? UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Good. TUCHMAN: She's telling me we have to go faster. so I attempt to not play some of them, you know? CHO: I believe that I'm willing to give faith and have faith in which things will change. But, you realize what? let the actual kids start playing with pots along with pans once more such as these people used to within the '40s. The Girl is aware of what's springing up on ALL THE BEST, ALL THE WORST 2009. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) FOREMAN: A New couple of years ago, nearly nobody could have expected a new little-known senator coming from Illinois to grow for you to be president, however, if Barack Obama anticipated the political storm waiting for him, he could not really have taken the job. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) OBAMA: I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear... FOREMAN (voice-over): Your inauguration has been cold, however the politics heated up fast. We're just obtaining started. Look, they're here. Facts, which needs them? CHO: It's really brilliant since she invigorated the actual Republican Party in the method that merely - I've never seen ever. turn off Ryan Seacrest, switch off Univision.


COOPER: There's simply no scandal. GRIFFIN: You're not necessarily likely to even believe what Anderson said live. There are a great deal of folks attempting to GRIFFIN: We're trying to keep it likely here, people. Items are usually likely great. (END VIDEO CLIP) COOPER: Final moment i was together I was extremely surprised. GRIFFIN: I would make use of the word, trepedacious. COOPER: Trepedacious, I was trepadacious. This kind of was an awesome party. COOPER: Thank you. GRIFFIN: Really, it's packed. SUZE ORMAN: Happy birthday, Anderson. COOPER: Wow. A Person understand what I mean? FOREMAN: It's feasible your greatest last laugh will go towards the president, however. The idea ended up being the actual president's signature issue, but the attacks came early and often. Something that includes Orman is great as well as helps make money. COOPER: That has been you and Suze Orman - extremely nice. coming home. STEIN: I think she's just - she's an amazing populist. GRAY: Via any purely TV standpoint, Sarah Palin will be gold since the girl just says whatever she wants to become able to say, and then winds up blaming the liberal media. B. Glug, glug. COOPER: Pertaining To Kathy and for most of us upon both facets regarding the digital camera at CNN, I hope you've a great year, a great year... GRIFFIN: Happy New Year! COOPER: The happy and safe New Year, a good decade and a safe night. Up next, Tom Foreman along with "ALL THE BEST AND ALL THE WORST OF 2009." Bye-bye. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) TOM FOREMAN, CNN ANCHOR (voice-over): 2009 exploded across America just such as a million points of hope and promise. KANYE WEST, PRODUCER/SINGER: but Beyonce had one of your greatest videos of time. FOREMAN: Nevertheless it soon fizzled down towards the identical previous problems.


UNIDENTIFIED MALE: No, we don't get time to do that. FOREMAN: The Particular economy went coming from poor to always be able to worse. BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: There's undoubtedly the times are nevertheless tough. FOREMAN: jobs ran short, and tempers did, too. Are Usually a person having enjoyable here throughout Vegas? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yeah. Still ahead, we're going to have more coming from times Square where the celebration is actually positive to always be able to continue. I have satisfied her. Your Own party is simply winding down, however ours is just obtaining started. Happy New Year! Was in which Nick Lachey? KATHY GRIFFIN, CNN CO-HOST, NEWS YEAR'S EVE: I thought it had been J-Lo. COOPER: I believed it had been Nick Lachey. GRIFFIN: Can Be it weird I wish to find out with Poppy (ph)? (MUSIC) FRANK SINATRA, SINGING, "NEW YORK, NEW YORK": Commence spreading the news I'm leaving today, I want being part of it, New York, Ny ... (MUSIC, CROWD CHEERING) (SINGING, MUSIC, CROWD CHEERING) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Happy New Year! UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Happy New Year! RAY CHARLES, SINGING, AMERICA, AMERICA: Ooh stunning for spacious skies with regard to amber waves of grain pertaining to purple mountains' majesty over the particular fruited plain, wait a minute I'm discussing America, sweet America God shed his grace on thee and also crown thy great together with brotherhood from sea to shining sea ... (MUSIC, SINGING, CROWD CHEERING) COOPER: I am aware I sound incredibly corny, but it can be genuinely the remarkable thing to be within Occasions Square, and see each one associated with these folks and hear the music. It's been raining as well as it's also freezing here in the German capital. I believed i was performing a great thing. In Zero Way have two folks looked so good making White house security look therefore bad. It proved a remarkably good yr with regard to some other political players. You're getting inappropriate. COOPER: She's making this up. Anderson, Kathy, back to you.


COOPER: A Person are usually a a lot better man when compared with I am for performing that. GRIFFIN: can me, laughing at you, please function as the shot? Because, really, global audience, anyone need to realize in your course of that will final extremely boring piece this is Andy. Andy Ryan Oprah. Can't anyone listen to me? I'm talking to always be able to you. COOPER: We've got you, john. ZARRELLA: Absolutely. I've got Cher here together with me. UNIDENTIFIED SHEMALE: Happy New Year, John! Happy New Year, Kathy, Anderson. ZARRELLA: Sushi, everybody is stunned. I just have to have a minute. COOPER: I know. Let's verify throughout additionally and simply explain to become able to you a variety of the New Year's celebrations which have furthermore just taken location -GRIFFIN: I'm sorry, I'm just a new little traumatized coming from Poppy's report. Anyone stated this was your current last year following -UNIDENTIFIED SHEMALE: I believe it may be, yeah. You're plugging just everything. GRIFFIN: Really, Andy? COOPER: Let's take a look - let's take a examine your ball drop again, just ringing in the New Year. That really was touching. Unemployment wound up in ten percent, high from your starting of your year when it had been well beneath eight. SWAY CALLOWAY, MTV NEWS CORRESPONDENT: I like to fish, Tom. It was much less deadly compared to feared. J. Sushi, who's lowered in a giant red shoe. STEIN: Your women who were involved with him do it. The idea is just going to become a new crushing, terrible burden. FOREMAN: Still, even many critics contact the stimulus strategy the actual very best bailout feasible among any great deal of negative options. BROWN: I feel there isn't any problem that will with out your intense measures that were taken by the Obama administration, we actually might have were built together with a collapsed economy, which may happen to be an absolute catastrophe. FOREMAN: Worst job fair tote board - the actual White House's job website, which in turn tracked fictional jobs along with factual ones and also relied heavily about the worst bureaucratic double speak in the year, work developed or even saved. J. Ya'll have got it easy. The Lady wants to acquire the actual $500 prize. That's just fairly silly. FOREMAN: Airplanes had their reveal of serious troubles, which includes air transjet that will


disappeared over the particular Atlantic. It has been - so way as I know, no-one got damage - just your career. My name's Ross. with 2 wars raging, the particular economy within chaos, no manifestation of the actual bipartisan cooperation the actual president promised. SANCHEZ: Let's always be real, whether he was a Republican or even a Democrat, anyone strolling within these shoes has been going to have a tough time. CALLOWAY: Anyone know, he's walked into a job which has a large quantity of complexities, and, an individual know, an individual have got to - you reached offer using a great deal of variables in order to create adjust happen. BEHAR: The Actual Republicans hate it once we keep - keep bringing up that will it was Bush's fault, however it had been Bush's fault. CHO: Presently there ended up being a lot enthusiasm along with excitement regarding Obama getting over, and also everybody considered that everything would change overnight. J. Similar To when - when is it coming? FOREMAN: The Particular vaccine has been also much harder to find when compared with federal officials predicted. BROWN: In the actual event that you see swine flu like a sort of laboratory to what the government would do if it was actually the significant (INAUDIBLE), anyone got an awful picture of the government struggling to cope. CALLOWAY: It's certainly 1 of individuals items that in the large event you say, I shouldn't can always be found in today, and your boss can be like, well, why? Anyone can simply say, well, I got swine flu, after which you're excused. STEIN: This was shocking simply how much the federal government could spend, even in the recession. STEIN: Look, married men can go missing for about eight minutes just before they want any very, very excellent excuse when - i.e. Cody Thompson here at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. He swore. COOPER: Zero he didn't. COOPER: He swore as well as "The Ny Times" can be confirming it. That's not quite a sincere effort in order to kind of, you know, show you my - my transgressions. B. How is it feasible to inquire -GRIFFIN: It's about showing the actual man, fight the actual power. COOPER: Showing your man? Yeah, that's what we have been doing here? GRIFFIN: Do you search for controversy as well as does it really locate you? COOPER: Is the particular fact that a Twitter question? GRIFFIN: you had been around the edge your comment concerning loving New Year's. My mother calls it "SUV" - a quite crime drama of a jeep Cherokee. STEIN: As Well As do anybody notice the woman's sex tape? I don't consider the lady had sex. Well, good luck.


Ever manage a race like this? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We got Boulder, proper there. TUCHMAN: Boulder, Colorado? UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Yes. TUCHMAN: going for you to finish the four miles? UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Yeah. TUCHMAN: Everyone's tired, they're running. I want to exhibit you a wide shot regarding Occasions Square. Let's see your mom's right after this. Let's acquire ready. It's a bit various now, bro. FOREMAN: Worst waiting record - nearly 16 million Americans at one point looking for paychecks and never obtaining them. JOEL STEIN, COLUMNIST, LA TIMES: When all the unemployed individuals did, like, the actual Hands Across America, they can circle the Lower 48. Inside the face, Andy Cooper. COOPER: I don't think that. GRIFFIN: Glug, glug, glug. COOPER: Let's go back again in order to Poppy Harlow inside the thick regarding celebrating -GRIFFIN: Poppy? Poppy's back? Poppy, what are you currently wearing? POPPY HARLOW, CO-HOST, NEW YEAR'S EVE: These kinds of eyeglasses are generally pertaining to you. Go Cowboys. CAPT. Let's take a look at this. GRIFFIN: Just About All right. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) GRIFFIN: Happy Birthday, Anderson. GRIFFIN: We got I dressed up with regard to you and also everything. SINGING: Happy birthday in order to you. COOPER: Wow. He didn't do just about anything wrong. FOREMAN: Worst excuse pertaining to inexcusable behavior, "He was hiking the actual Appalachian Trail." Which was 1 explanation for the disappearance regarding South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, who ended up being simply truly off in order to Argentina to see his mistress. J. F


FOREMAN: Since in order to loved ones matters, worst almost-in-law, Levi Johnston, who fathered any Palin grandchild, then dropped his Levis inside the pages associated with "Playgirl." GRAY: Yes, Levi "let everything hang out" Johnston. Worst navigation, the particular pilots that flew from Hillcrest to Minneapolis after which just kept flying, overshooting their own goal simply by 150 miles prior to turning back. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We got distracted. FOREMAN: Very Best improvisation, your miracle on the Hudson. They Will have become almost all asking me where the bathroom happens because everyone is wanting to get out regarding times Square. How's it going? GARY TUCHMAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT: (AUDIO GAP) Excellent proper now, Anderson. He was like the Clint Eastwood associated with airline pilots. the Pan-Am terrorists walked free. take any look. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Party in the USA. COOPER: Right now there it is. and we're planning to grind it all out around the imply street using our panel - actor and author Ben Stein; comedian Margaret Cho; speak demonstrate host Joy Behar; 360 Super Twitter Jack Gray; political analyst Leslie Sanchez; "LA times Columnist" Joel Stein; from The Actual daily Beast, Tina Brown; along with MTV's Sway Calloway - just about all here to aid us unveil 360's ALL THE BEST, ALL THE WORST OF 2009. (END VIDEO CLIP) FOREMAN: Welcome. Generally there were some... GRIFFIN: Barricades... COOPER: ... We need a little more upbeat audio here, however most individuals are getting a little nostalgic right now, along with vocal range all together. I reached bring in my favorite CNN Anchor Don Lemon here, capturing all regarding it on his iPhone pertaining to CNN i-Reporters. I'd prefer to say Happy New A Lengthy Time for you to Kathy along with Anderson, as well as my beautiful wife, Elena (ph), along with my adorable daughter Deserea (ph) in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. CORRESPONDENT: Hi, everyone, my name is Fred Pleitgen, coming for you in the German capital, Berlin, where one million individuals are about for you to usher inside the 12 months 2010. Shootings, robberies, fires most arriving steady supply all 12 months long. (END VIDEOTAPE) FOREMAN: And, using that, thanks for becoming any member of us. Appear with this. Tend To Be a person slap happy? COOPER: I'm a bit slap happy -- you've just the little h2o on your nose.


GRIFFIN: I possess h2o on my small nose? I had been performing just any little blow. Michelle... CALLOWAY: My God, she's stunning! FOREMAN: ... Which will be true. Worst boyfriend, R&B singer Chris Brown, that beat up his pop star girlfriend Rihanna on Grammy night, absolutely no less. CHO: Oh, I'm therefore mad in Chris Brown! I'm still mad regarding it, and also I'm glad they aren't together. if I try to tweet this now, we could get this done simply by noon. JOY BEHAR, TV TALK SHOW HOST: Well, we don't get any destination to go but up. FOREMAN: We certainly pushed the actual deficit up in our efforts to prevent your economic hemorrhaging. STEIN: I always got these feelings the work developed had been the folks in charge of deciding the number of work were lost or even created. It's an old-school reference. Have you at any time been tardy for your party? COOPER: I got drunk dialed by simply Nini. No? ZARRELLA: Girlfriends, friends, sons. (LAUGHTER) ZARRELLA: The idea gets bigger along with better each year. COOPER: We want to wish John as well as Sushi as well as everybody throughout Crucial West, a great New Year's. Gary Tuchman is at Central Park owning a four-mile race. GRIFFIN: Gary -what's his final name? COOPER: every 12 months thousands take part within the Midnight Run. Happy 2010! (END VIDEO CLIP) COOPER: We need to wish just about all -- amazing GRIFFIN: Ah, consequently nice. COOPER: Almost All your practically 200,000 troops in war zones tonight a contented and also safe New Year. Me too. STEIN: I shouldn't occur off as pro-pandemic, yet I feel like I've been cheated. Armored? COOPER: Had the little bag, actually, I traveled quite light. GRIFFIN: Ended Up Being it armored, though? with the particular Prada? (LAUGHTER) GRIFFIN: Now, once you had been within Afghanistan, have you like the actual four Seasons more than the particular Ritz? That did you?


COOPER: Because you understand there's neither a 4 Seasons or even - throughout fact, your -GRIFFIN: they didn't develop 1 pertaining to you? COOPER: the resort I stayed in 2 years ago has been bombed just a couple weeks ago. GRIFFIN: way to consider -- buzz kill. I mean, issues are already therefore awful for it to become able to final therefore long. (END VIDEOTAPE) FOREMAN: Sufficient around the economy. You're planning to acquire letters and also hate mail. Ow, ow, Anderson Cooper just hit me! Ow! Can Be there a health care provider in the house? COOPER: Oh, goodness. Hey, John -ZARRELLA: She's using him down one gray head of hair with a time. (CROSS TALK) ZARRELLA: I can't listen to you. COOPER: We're planning to -- John, provides your current -- John, does your family come together together with you this time? ZARRELLA: Yeah. This is PFC. We've been showing it with regard to eight many years now. In Bravo, "My Existence on the D List." COOPER: Yet appear as well -- the crowd - I mean, these folks were - we're talking a new few minutes. Generally there really wasn't a new unified theme except your a sensation of getting been dissed. BEHAR: There's usually an angry group associated with people in most country, though. No, we are truly not nuts to be running. While we're done, (INAUDIBLE), but I guarantee you, subsequent year, at 2011, I'll tell you my final time. Anderson, Kathy, happy New Year. COOPER: Gary, happy New Year. We're are now living in Occasions Square where it is 2010. GRIFFIN: I can't think it. There's the actual entertaining operate within Central Park. GRIFFIN: Have an individual ever ever attemptedto get him counseling? COOPER: Appear he's correct - Gary, exactly where are you now? GRIFFIN: Gary, what's wrong? GARY TUCHMAN, CNN NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Wait, Kathy thinks I require counseling? I'm consequently insulted by this. Each Along With Every man from your South, commence stuffing


the mattress full of cash. FOREMAN: Worst ratio involving year, six to become able to 1, as in 6 folks applying for each 1 job opening. Anyone got to accomplish that which you can. GRIFFIN: all right. No, anyone weren't. GRIFFIN: I have to have a bump, baby. COOPER: I have no idea what you're talking about. GRIFFIN: Carry out you've any kind of poppers through Poppy? Obtain it? Poppy. We're going being spending so much interest on the national debt, so much of every human being's work year is going being spent make payment on curiosity simply inside national debt. Obama there, too. I'm glad you are reaching out towards the illiterate community. COOPER: Fantasia, really? she do that. GRIFFIN: Fantasia can't read. Anyway, please acquire my book, and his, too, whatever. COOPER: Let's check within in las Vegas in which the New 12 Months has yet in order to arrive. back for you guys. COOPER: Poppy, Don, thanks very much. Lance Bass is actually there. Lance, how will always be the crowd? LANCE BASS, CNN CO-HOST, NEW YEAR'S EVE: It's getting crazy, Anderson. literally let's have a look. JULIE SCHETZ, U.S. Your complete crowd, look. COOPER: The Particular total family is actually there. GRIFFIN: I consider I observe Carrie Prejean somewhere because crowd. This particular night is a scandal. Our very own Don Lemon. It's been an amazing New Yr down here together with everyone, Anderson as well as Kathy. Individuals tend to be wanting to move out regarding Occasions Square now. I - I have got negative $30 during my bank checking account right now. Who's in your death panel? COOPER: About my what? GRIFFIN: The death panel. I can't -- I'm regarding simply for you to walk off. I ended up being therefore furious with regards to that. GRAY: I mean, you can't go about beating up women. CHO: And I Also - I believe that it just - it sends a terrible message to be able to small men out there. GRAY: You're voted off your island.


FOREMAN: best handling of the poor situation, David Letterman admitted sex using staff members following an alleged extrusion attempt. For You To see them experiencing items in that way, it was a very strong, positive image for this country. We'll become right back. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) COOPER: Welcome back. did you know that? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I know that. In the particular event that your business ended up being 2 initial named as opposed to a pair of last names, what can it be? COOPER: I don't know. Employment, down; home sales, down; business, down, down, down. TINA BROWN, CO-FOUNDER/EDITOR, THE DAILY BEAST: I consider it had been a brutal year. To be Able To have peace all through the Center East. BASS: That Will sounds good. Your Woman said, bye-bye Alaska. SARAH PALIN, FORMER GOVERNOR OF ALASKA: I'm certainly not a quitter. Presently there were plenty associated with other activities to consider our breath away this year, including... (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) FOREMAN (voice-over): I don't believe we're in Alaska anymore, Toto. And your Tea Party Express. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Your DNA involving America will be liberty and freedom! FOREMAN: Simply No surprise Hillary Clinton can be smiling. An Individual were out there, my friend. It's been snowing. very hefty security. GRIFFIN: Yes. COOPER: Along With it was an excellent - I feel it was good. GRIFFIN: Yes. I understand it's a bit random. (LAUGHTER) GRIFFIN: However so what? COOPER: Almost All associated with El Divo? Almost All three regarding them? GRIFFIN: not the particular hot guy. We'll be right back. GRIFFIN: Inappropriate. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)


FRED PLEITGEN, CNN INT'L. Hope a person total the mission are available residence soon. GRIFFIN: Whenever you had been within Afghanistan final time, does your current wardrobe trailer, has been that will armored as well? COOPER: My wardrobe trailer? No. GRIFFIN: I heard an individual had regarding four or five, just wardrobe trailers. Somebody is planning to possess to cover it. CALLOWAY: I have simply no idea the actual housing market, your stock market, I don't know blackjack, roulette - it's - it's type of all associated with the same to me now. I'm using him down one gray curly hair at a time. COOPER: It's not necessarily hard to take me down. There's your family. Iraq along with Afghanistan heard plans with regard to American troop build-ups along with pull-outs even as the military community managed tragedy near house along with concern for your expanding variety of veterans growing too. CALLOWAY: I believe we owe it to end up being able to them, absolutely owe it in order to them, to consider care of which when they come back. FOREMAN: Yet, for a lot of Americans, the biggest worry was obviously a tiny bug. STEIN: you know, I'm a huge tea drinker, along with these tea events lacked a large quantity of tea. BROWN: I believe the tea events were really against getting marginalized. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: That They will consume away our freedom. BROWN: A Few people were against taxes, some individuals were pro-life. There was federal funds in order to stabilize banks, vehicle companies and also more. Numerous fans were disappointed, yet other people gave him props for coming clean. CHO: I believed the way that he handled that complete sex scandal has been so classy. What's your name? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Maslas Rass (ph) BASS: and what's is your New Year's resolution? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There's a large amount of resolutions however the principal factor will be to get peace within middle East between Israel along with Palestinians. We get a pair of along using a half much more miles to go. Not Necessarily unlike tonight. the actual tea partiers caught top Democrats along with Republicans off guard by pulling big crowds coast to coast. J. So, yes, as soon as you pass such as the four-hour mark, you're a new very, extremely lacking as a husband. GRAY: A Person can easily suppose call. Emerald nuts. Again, happy New 12 Months inside The Large Apple and the New England and, yeah, hopefully we'll remember tonight, tomorrow. COOPER: all right, Lance, thanks extremely much. Only happened at the stroke associated with midnight. STEIN: The Particular amount regarding cash that will the federal government is actually


shelling out relative towards the amount it's ingesting has become any national catastrophe. She's extremely nice. (END VIDEOTAPE) FOREMAN: Beyond the entire world regarding politics, it seemed like a lot of individuals were asking why don't you this year. STEIN: I believe if gay folks want to have married, much more capacity to them, nevertheless I think it should be a state matter. FOREMAN: Attractiveness queen Carrie Prejean spoke up against same-sex marriage, however wound up from your ex crown along with out of the woman's gown, too, as rumors of sexy videotape swirled from the woman's past. CHO: I feel that they - she really will be proof that looks aren't everything. J. Let's just transfer onto better times. Still, even as chart our course to the future, it's worth searching again about all which got us to be able to where we are, back to become able to the place where the whole big negative yr began. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) FOREMAN (voice-over): We've reached provide the biggest and worst story involving 2009 to the economy, as it certainly gave it for you to us. LESLIE SANCHEZ, REPUBLICAN STRATEGIST: I think it's really a 12 months exactly where America had to find off its sugar high. BEN STEIN, "FORTUNE" COLUMNIST: This started out with an economic crisis in which seemed to be a new bottomless pit along with started off as an extremely frightening time. MARGARET CHO, COMEDIAN/ACTRESS: Certainly, should you've got had the job, an individual had been really lucky, and also - as well as everybody had been scaling back again within their own way. FOREMAN: Coming From the actual start, every 1 of the figures had been running bad. Such the an elegant, just perfect approach to handle something which could potentially become truly ugly. SANCHEZ: but the cause why that he went forward was because with the extortion, he knew which it had been planning to go public. And Also in the huge event you didn't acquire a little nervous this year, you merely weren't having to become able to pay attention. His staff, an individual know, "how was the hike"? "Oh, it had been thus good. Since you didn't. GRIFFIN: Just what regarding TMZ? COOPER: Not Necessarily even TMZ. GRIFFIN: Arrive on, which will be a news organization. COOPER: John Zarrella is in key West. GRIFFIN: I bet he swore. John Zarrella inside key West using among our New Year's tradition. I feel


this is a year when Americans worked twice as difficult to make half as much. JACK GRAY, AC360 PRODUCER/WRITER: The Actual economy sucks. COOPER: It's any tradition they've been carrying out for a lengthy time. It's just about all right. GRIFFIN: It's over for Lance Bass. I have absolutely nothing left in order to say. GRIFFIN: I do. Wow. GRIFFIN: I'm thus surprised you still have got this occupation along with everything. Several people were going upon about well being care. JOE WILSON (R), SOUTH CAROLINA: An Individual lie! FOREMAN: ... But, I possess to inform you, frankly, I'm quite frightened of experiencing Mr. GRIFFIN: As Well As maybe create some new friends. COOPER: Nevertheless law enforcement do a really thorough as well as good occupation while they do every year within Occasions Square of keeping this thing very safe. Yet I'm surprised that you simply did. GRIFFIN: How long? COOPER: It ended up being only, I don't know, it absolutely was merely two weeks I think. GRIFFIN: 6 weeks. The cause why aren't we working upon that? That's exactly what the World wide web is for. \ (LAUGHTER) GRIFFIN: And Also consequently does Poppy and Don Lemon, too. (LAUGHTER) COOPER: I have zero idea exactly where we're going. I got the tour across the world. COOPER: It's just like a - it's just like a machine. Thank you very much. I understand. that was the scene throughout key West. GRIFFIN: None of them wearing coats, or even gloves, or perhaps appear uncomfortable, or perhaps are generally within the rain. COOPER: Yes. STEIN: Along With she's a new dynamic, thrilling woman, yet as president exactly where existence and also death decisions, the girl entire world tend to be involved, I could be quite frightened of having the girl there. Appear from that. I must say, he's a new genius. FOREMAN: Worst poor girl, Meghan McCain whom posted a new late-night photo involving herself online, yet she will get the greatest reaction to become able to critics, too, saying, "I've always embraced my curves and can carry on to do so." BROWN: one associated with the points that's consequently curious, in a way, with regards to today's collective (ph) culture is that folks place pictures regarding themselves, a person know, throwing about their own arms in the air having a drink or whatever then resent the reaction.


FOREMAN: Very Best family members portrait - your Obamas. I don't consider any other actual work opportunities were created. FOREMAN: Very Best and most widespread issue in the year... SANCHEZ: Tend To Be there heading being work tomorrow? Am I likely to possess a occupation tomorrow? BEHAR: Along With it can be a rather scary period pertaining to people. I enjoy it. GRIFFIN: What if we started once more with almost all the truth? Will Be it concerning the paycheck? COOPER: No. I mean, I know the nation was only deeply inside love with the woman's arms, along with she's a new lovely person. That They discuss everything the awsome actual time. TUCHMAN: OK, all the particular best using the run. Where are you guys from? Exactly Where are an individual currently from? Exactly Where have an individual been guys from? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: New York. TUCHMAN: How's it going? An Individual at just about any time run a race such as this? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: No. TUCHMAN: Most right. And In Which I believed I had the particular greatest glasses, however obviously these ladies beat me. Did you have a great New Year? UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Absolutely. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Happy New Year! HARLOW: Every Person were built along with a excellent New Year. I need more - I required more or even less Carrie Prejean, nevertheless this level of Carrie Prejean, zero thanks. GRAY: Along With then your woman continues Larry King and also efforts to walk off Larry King. CARRIE PREJEAN, FORMER BEAUTY QUEEN: Larry, you're being inappropriate. BEHAR: Larry had been like, what do you imply I'm inappropriate? He should have said to her, eight sex tapes - that's inappropriate. SANCHEZ: She's somebody which stood with regard to strong, Christian, conservative values, however a person in which can get laughed at, I think, and oversimplified once you appear on different kinds of exhibits that do not really understand what she's talking about. FOREMAN: It turned out to become an awful year regarding relationships in the news. Extremely


nice. These is the The Large Apple Midnight Runners, the particular Emerald Midnight Run. Once I fish now, I fish regarding dinner. I love that guy. COOPER: Gary Tuchman I feel might nevertheless be running. GRIFFIN: Precisely what will be he operating from? I mean, really. No, I tease - Lance Bass. and also the girls usually looked cool regardless regarding how a lot hot water dad had been in. SANCHEZ: It's an excellent family. OK. The idea has been amazing!" FOREMAN: so had been his repeated attempts in order to explain himself. BROWN: Every period he opened his mouth, it really managed for you to get worse. Took a little hit. COOPER: Well, a person know, we do what we can. It's really inspiring to become running. Nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. It's been the tough year. COOPER: I'm (INAUDIBLE). We're here using Kathy Griffin. GRIFFIN: can an individual explain this picture, Anderson? COOPER: This particular can be a picture of me pretending for you to read the book. GRIFFIN: A Person can't read? Fantasia did a movie concerning that through "American Idol" about Lifetime. are we performing a wonderful factor here everybody? COOPER: Anyone are. TUCHMAN: How would you really feel about running about New Year's Eve, New Year's Day? Individuals through almost all more than the world, 1 mile up for the race. His late-night vehicle crash was only first of your difficult road of revelations. Best crime news, the particular stunning rescue associated with Jaycee Dugard, 18 many years following the girl has been kidnapped. Don't act being a few people aren't going to roll home. COOPER: I'm certain a couple of men and also women roll home, but... I believe - I mean, he's a genius. also within Las Vegas. It may be a bit bit past the girl bedtime. Worst virus, your H1N1 swine flu had every person on the run. I'm (INAUDIBLE). COOPER: I always refer for you to it as "SUV" though. GRIFFIN: Yes. I'd also like to shout-out to my mom, dad, sister in Congers, New York, as well as my brother, Anthony throughout Muglu (ph), Iraq, and my husband, David, inside Fabshank (ph), Afghanistan. I don't think we're planning to earn the particular prize. How have anyone been most doing? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Excellent! UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Happy New Year!


TUCHMAN: where are you from? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Via Denmark. TUCHMAN: Denmark? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes. TUCHMAN: Copenhagen? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Certainly Not Copenhagen. TUCHMAN: they had a climate summit within Denmark. Return to Transcripts main page CNN LIVE EVENT/SPECIAL New Yr Celebration; best and also Worst associated with 2009 Aired December 31, 2009 - 23:59 Ă‚ ET THIS IS a RUSH TRANSCRIPT. 1 plane, a new flock of geese, along using a mind-blowing emergency landing in the river simply by Captain Sully Sullenberger. GRAY: Sully ended up being great. And Also he made his wife even madder. FOREMAN: Yet absolutely the actual worst drive into the rough, Tiger Woods. I'm incredibly impressed. GRIFFIN: you don't believe they paid out these seven people? COPPER: No... GRIFFIN: (INAUDIBLE) $10? COOPER: As Well As final year, Gary went - ran with his daughter, and he or perhaps she - she completed the actual race as well. GRIFFIN: was that will his real daughter or...? COOPER: That absolutely was. STEIN: I think of the wellness treatment bill in one form or perhaps another will pass, there will probably be government treating a huge quantity associated with wellness provision, as well as that scares me in order to death. I see. Nevertheless it's actually the "SVU" one, along with it's got twists, as that show does. That was only fine. So, I'll be performing that. They Will - they're just crazy with most the credit rating card. Right now there we go. I do n't need several government bureaucrat telling me what kind of health care I may get. FOREMAN: Very Best pick from the president - Sonya Sotomayor, the first Latina about the Supreme Court. Worst photo op, you could create it for Air Force 1 buzzing New York, or even the beer summit.


OBAMA: The Actual Cambridge police acted stupidly. FOREMAN: Nevertheless the particular award moves for the party crashers. Is the actual fact that good? COOPER: No. like it is actually just tease, tease, tease together with her. these town hall conferences exactly where insults were traded just like baseball cards. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: you don't believe in me? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: on what planet do you invest most of your own time? SANCHEZ: And Also just the maximum amount of as the actual president attempted to produce a case that really wellness care can be such a big a part of the particular economy, it's almost all regulated regarding this, people (ph) do certainly not observe it that will way. FOREMAN: Very Best bus tour... UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The Particular DNA associated with America can be liberty and also freedom. FOREMAN: ... We use a small one. I possess a middle title which may be also a last name. GRIFFIN: What can be it? COOPER: Hayes. GRIFFIN: A Person wreak of money. Happy New year through New York's Occasions Square. The Girl drunk dialed me along with said, "tardy for the party." GRIFFIN: No, it had been really Kim's guitar teacher then Nini hopped on board. COOPER: Oh, does the lady really? GRIFFIN: Yes. Along With when your woman drunk dialed me -- this shemale cams is means prior for you to the song, because Nini developed "tardy for your party". My daughter, Samantha can be telling me I can not quit, so I will not quit. so what do you - the length regarding time have a person been heading to be inside The Large Apple for now? Just what is next with regard to Kathy Griffin? GRIFFIN: Well, as becoming a a few fact, I'm carrying out a very particular episode regarding "Law along with Order: SVU". COOPER: Oh, yes? GRIFFIN: Along With consequently I'll always be here, filming it along with I'm very... COOPER: I enjoy "Law and Order: SVU." GRIFFIN: It's - it's a little various side of me. I'm going to give a minute. I think that's concerning it. back to always be able to you, Anderson.


(END VIDEO CLIP) COOPER: In Which was New Year's Eve a new short period regarding time associated with time ago, your Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Watch the step. GRIFFIN: Appear in the confetti. We're heading to exhibit an individual what went down there in the stroke regarding midnight. I mean, it was like this revolution. BROWN: There's a new great, visceral vitality about Sarah Palin. J. I don't even know how many zeros that is. I am aware that. John Zarrella is in Crucial West proper now. GRIFFIN: Oh, cry me any river. COOPER: Cry that an individual simply river? GRIFFIN: Oh, poor John Zarrella. COOPER: John, how are anyone currently doing? JOHN ZARRELLA, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Anderson, we're just carrying out great. GRIFFIN: John is not even talking for you to us. ZARRELLA: I have got Cher here along with me. I'm talking in order to you. Just Take any look. It's flown by. COOPER: It provides flown by. GRIFFIN: And Also your hair will be frizzing. COOPER: I do not really know what that will means. The crowd -you know, among the things that's fascinating regarding Occasions Square is the very fact that following similar to 12:15. GRIFFIN: Boom, your fix it up. COOPER: The idea clears out incredibly quickly. GRIFFIN: Absolutely. COOPER: I consider we have some shots, exactly where we are generally able to type of demonstrate the particular crowds disperse quickly. I'm just keeping it real. GRIFFIN: OK, therefore let's ensure which it stays much more real. STEIN: I don't think we at just about any time defined the particular destiny regarding change which well, right? We just wanted items to be, like, awesome.


FOREMAN: Worst not enough awesomeness - your battle over well being treatment reform. They Will did. Happy New Year, Anderson, Kathy, as well as Happy New Yr towards the East Coast. GRIFFIN: Happy New Year. BASS: Because anyone will simply notice -- happy New Year. My New Year's resolution is for everybody to be able to possess the best New Year. BASS: That Will sounds excellent to always be able to me. Like I said, situations are getting really, actually crazy here. I may just imagine him up in the cockpit, knowing the geese hit your - the engines, along with he's like, not really on my small watch. BEHAR: I do certainly not know if he was actually lauded because he had been capable of property on the Hudson River or he just got a fantastic parking spot inside New York. FOREMAN: Gay marriage supporters noticed a pair of much more states allow same sex weddings, however numerous some other votes ran against their cause. B. Entirely consensual. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. ANDERSON COOPER, CNN CO-HOST, NEW YEAR'S EVE: And Also here we go. before I fished pertaining to sport. Along With a number one "New York Times" bestseller. COOPER: Let's verify within with Poppy. The Actual cleaning crews move in really quickly. GRIFFIN: And Also you will be honest, is usually that certainly 1 of your side jobs? COOPER: Cleaning? GRIFFIN: Merely to become able to pitch in? COPPER: An Individual know, most associated with us got - (INAUDIBLE). GRIFFIN: Merely to create ends meet. We get a person via Saudi Arabia. (AUDIO GAP) They're likely to use a fireworks show and many types of in all the great approach to devote the subsequent few minutes with the year. I'm a fighter. FOREMAN: Very Best counterattack? Palin again, "Going Rogue" using a best- offering book. And Also that place plenty of folks about thin ice once winter rolled around, when ALL THE BEST, ALL THE WORST OF 2009 continues. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) FOREMAN: The Actual world of huge news stories rumbled inside 2009 from your saber rattling associated with Kim Jong-Il for the fist shaking associated with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) FOREMAN (voice-over): Iranian protestors ran under the banner of your younger woman. Let's require a look at how it went down.


GRIFFIN: OK. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) CROWD: Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one! (END VIDEO CLIP) COOPER: As Well As that was the scene. GRIFFIN: Is the particular fact that Poppy? COOPER: that had been Poppy inside the crowd. GRIFFIN: I believed that features been Poppy making out with that guy. COOPER: No, it had been Poppy exhorting individuals to dance. GRIFFIN: Can Easily we admit in which Poppy will end up being the real story with the night, though? It's kind of about Poppy. Sorry, kids. COOPER: Merely ahead, the joy carries on throughout key West. Worst period bomb, every 1 of the mortgages nonetheless out there, teetering about the brink regarding foreclosure as well as the banks which keep falling just like dominos. B. They're previously pretty much - this factor is emptying up rather quickly. GRIFFIN: There's a bit stumbling. Sushi, the actual Drag Queen rings within the New Year. I'll just donned my Hugo Boss tuxedo. Let's go talk to the crowd a little bit. I haven't hiked twice throughout - since college. She's previously lowered inside the giant shoe. And Also then, regarding course, follow me on Twitter and obtain the ebook and watch "The D List" and tend to be available discover me live in Madison Square Garden as well as anywhere. Could an individual prove anyone had been born handsome? like do you've documentation? Since I can. As Well As this can be - this can end up being a seasonal time, therefore people are specifically dire straits now. Your nearly all stimulating quantity being tossed about similar to popcorn, $1 trillion dollars. GRAY: I can't comprehend what $1 trillion is. It's one of these uniquely American traditions. However let's face it, Candy do everything. COOPER: By Simply the way, Kim does not use a guitar teacher, please! GRIFFIN: By Simply your way, I have a pair of Emmys regarding "My Lifestyle Around The D List" coming back again upon Bravo soon. It's fantastic to see everyone here tonight singing. My mother says Sarah Palin told her that will there's likely to be death panels as well as I'm just asking yourself who's on yours. COOPER: I don't -GRIFFIN: you by absolutely no means believed regarding it?


COOPER: Generally there aren't any death panels. GRIFFIN: OK, mine can be Glenn Beck as well as El Divo. It's tough to fathom. J. Worst - you will find a lot of to choose on from. I'm Tom Foreman. Thank you. In the event that there's your current story. COOPER: We're going to convey more via times Square inside a moment. would go to Republican Congressman Joe Wilson. It's just they get a large quantity of press because they're much more entertaining than, you know, watching Joe Biden rearrange his head of hair or even something. It's usually just a little disorganized that is a part of your tradition. GRIFFIN: Portion in the chaos can be section of the particular fun. I consider swine flu became, like, the largest excuse to not go to work. FOREMAN: In one other hand... B. Your worst low-cost shot... OBAMA: Your reforms I'm proposing wouldn't connect with these that are here illegally. REP. Right now the particular attempt to have out of Occasions Square is going on. I was a small fearful as well. GRIFFIN: who did you really want for you to buy to end up being able to be? Since clearly anyone were, I don't know. COOPER: I couldn't have wished to get a nicer birthday. GRIFFIN: Most right. 1 thing's pertaining to certain, the particular party here's going to continue all night. Julie Schwetz and also I'm within Bagram, Afghanistan. Which would end up being a primary "New York Times" bestseller? (CROSS TALK) COOPER: I mean, I had a primary "New York times" bestseller. A New million people here. A million in addition folks here in Occasions Square. However there was additionally several quirky incidents. I've been in the shoe for, like, 12 years. STEIN: We get passed through the spectacular bubble within real state. He had been straight out involving central casting. Your housing market, too, seemed in order to finally hit bottom and homes started offering once more in some places, although customers usually came in by means of the actual bargain basement. Let's confront it. "The Ny Times" has called. That's something I think that of us can easily appreciate. FOREMAN: Well... BEHAR: I can't obtain that excited about a woman's arms. In spite of setbacks, his wellness treatment bill, just about all 2000 pages, will be nonetheless about the table. B. Bang your pots using the wooden spoons.


FOREMAN: best bounces - the stock market shot up along with down, nevertheless overall took your substantial road. Sure, the country signed about regarding change, nevertheless by simply year's end, a amount of were ready to always be able to say keep the change. behind me we now have regarding 4,000 people running. I'd like to say Happy New Year's Anderson along with Kathy. So, zero - $1 trillion - no. CHO: Yes. There's various other -- another moment we had this past 12 months has been on my birthday, you surprised me using a birthday cake. GRIFFIN: The idea was obviously a treat pertaining to me. We'll become right back. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) PFC CODY THOMPSON, U.S. Yet Democrats got angry, too, splitting as they debated coverage for abortions, illegal immigrants, as well as the actually existing worry about cost. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: This specific government is out of control. FOREMAN: Greatest political theater... UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You're a socialist, fascist pig. FOREMAN: ... Very Best power couple, returning champions Hillary and also Bill Clinton. SANCHEZ: Hillary Clinton looks like a rock star, extremely bipartisan looking, extremely proAmerican, along with high marks inside each Republicans and also Democrats. FOREMAN: and he played a new pivotal role in getting those a couple of journalists released via North Korea. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We express our deepest gratitude to President Clinton. FOREMAN: About your Republican side, worst retreat? Sarah Palin's resignation from your governorship associated with Alaska. BEHAR: she quit. from economics for you to politics in order to pop culture, every little thing seemed being inside flux. Oh, I - I hiked twice. It's obviously a difficult issue. COOPER: No. When your name -- I adore this joke. ARMY: Howdy, y'all. I'm Tom Foreman. For everybody at "360," we hope you maintain your job, keep the patience as well as keep the spirits up by means of a happy New Year. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0912/31/se.03.html. Let's listen in. (FIREWORKS, CHEERING CROWD) A happy New year via Berlin.


The weather may be absolutely horrible this entire evening. Your Woman quit Alaska. Watch your current step. and Kathy provides not said hello in order to me. ZARRELLA: Kathy, you must say hello. UNIDENTIFIED SHEMALE: Kathy, you get not even stated hello to end up being able to me. GRIFFIN: Hello, hello, hello, I adore you, hello. ZARRELLA: She's declaring hello. GRIFFIN: Hey, girl. UNIDENTIFIED SHEMALE: love you, baby. ZARRELLA: Spectacular. GRIFFIN: Inform him I say, hey, girl. ZARRELLA: she gave an individual the, Hey, girl. UNIDENTIFIED SHEMALE: is it good standing next for you to Anderson Cooper that sexy man? (LAUGHTER) GRIFFIN: Girl, I'm operating him. There's a new rumor "The The Large Apple times" known as along with heard I swore. COOPER: Anyone didn't swear. GRIFFIN: I know, but I enjoy the notion that I swore. COOPER: I know, these people feel a person did, nevertheless that's all right. GRIFFIN: can they place it as being a headline? COOPER: They're apparently likely to appear again at the tape and see in the event you did. GRIFFIN: Can Easily or certainly not it's a headline within the entertainment page? COOPER: No, it's not planning to happen. And Also it is really a catastrophe in which can certainly not be avoided forever

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