"Isaiah Washington was a lot of things on Larry King—personable, cool, self-pitying, non-committal, shiny-haired," writes blogger Rich Juzwiak:

At the end of the interview, he said what he learned from this entire debacle is to keep his mouth shut. When the infuriatingly closeted Anderson Cooper came on just moments after, it was clear that Isaiah understands gay community, or at least one segment of it, far too well.

It's a good point—the boringification of America is because everyone gets shamed one way or another into keeping his mouth shut. In other news, as the CNN crawl noted, Scooter Libby: still pardoned!

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