Tonight, Twitchy spotlighted actor Don Cheadle’s Twitter criticism of NBC’s handling of its doctored 911/Zimmerman tapes.

Cheadle continued the conversation with conservatives on Twitter who praised his candor. It’s clear he’s not a conservative himself — he says he “likes” Al Sharpton and took some swipes at Fox News. But his willingness to engage and his glimpses of independent thought set him apart from the rest of the Hollywood vigilantes.

A sample of the dialogue with Twitchy founder Michelle Malkin and others: