Many have chimed in on Beyoncé's lip-syncing scandal (or "scandal"), but here is the final word, straight from the lips of the most reliable (and surely, the sassiest) newsman on air: Anderson Cooper.

"I am releasing a statement right now saying, I just don't care," Mr. Cooper argued during The Ridiculist on last night's AC360. "We got to look at Beyoncé's beautiful face and hear Beyoncé's beautiful voice singing the national anthem. There is one thing we should be saying today and that's, 'Thank you, Beyoncé.' Francis Scott Key himself would send her a fruit basket."

Amen! And we cosign his most poetic statement:

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