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Piers Morgan & CNN

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by Shooting Sailor, Dec 21, 2012.

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  1. Shooting Sailor

    Shooting Sailor Well-Known Member

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    I just watched a couple minutes of this limey twit yammering on about how EVIL ASSAULT WEAPONS cause carnage and mayhem. That was all I could handle! What a poor excuse for a journalist. There was absolutely no attempt to be fairminded or evenhanded, and the way he treated John Lott was inexcusable. He asked a question, and when John started to answer the question, and ACTUALLY MADE SENSE, he would interupt to ask another question, and kept hammering away about "Answer the question!!", without allowing John to finish answering the first one.

    CNN must be really proud they got this a--hole on the air!
     
  2. g7777777

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    You are correct- he has been like that every night for the last week- yelling over people- its not journalism

    It is entertainment for someone

    Regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
  3. ysr_racer

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    Yeah, he's always a d-bag. Not sure why he's even on TV.
     
  4. JLYON

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    we need to start a petition to get him of the air way's and deport hin
     
  5. Shooting Sailor

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    The first two rules of journalism are:

    1. Make sure the facts you are reporting are correct. He fails this one miserably, as he doesn't seem to know what the difference is between full- and semi-automatic. He calls the AR15 an assault weapon, when the miltary definition is - "a shoulder fired small arm, capable of select fire, which shoots an intermediate cartridge." Not being capable of select fire makes it a semi-automatic sporting arm. Cosmetics don't change it into an assault rifle.

    2. Be fair, open, and honest in your reporting of the facts. Again, a miserable failure, due to his inflammatory rhetoric and persistant refusal to listen to anything which doesn't agree with his view of the matter at hand.

    I suppose we really can't expect anything else from a so-called journalist from that hotbed of intellectual freedom and personal responsibility known as Merry Olde England. If your only exposure to firearms is what you see in movies, or reported (sensationally and negatively) on the news, and you are a member of the educated elite, who knows better than the unwashed proletariat what is good for them, there is absolutely NO reason to listen to opposing viewpoints, or - God Forbid - learn something new which may alter your dearly held point of view.

    This is the worst example I have seen so far of the anti-firearms bias in the American media, since the tragedy in Newtown. They are all jumping on the bandwagon, but this idiot seems to want to be the lead jackass pulling the wagon! I believe the answer to him and his ilk is to contact the advertisers who purchase time during his show, tell them that you are going to refuse to buy their products, and will tell all your friends and relatives to do the same, unless they quit buying time on Piers Morgan's showw, due to his biased, uneven , and inflammatory so-called reporting. CC your letters to CNN, and ask that they do a better job of balancing the reporting. Unless we, as responsible firearms owners, vote with our wallets, and let the manufacturers and media responsible for slanted reporting know why, things will only get worse.
     
  6. JH

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    He is preaching to his urban, feminized, anti-gun audience....he thinks he is on the winning side of a hot-button issue and wants to posture.....


    WANKER!
     
  7. Hammer1

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    CNN's ratings are so low that they're thinking of resurrecting Larry King.

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  8. lovethesport

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    He is a oppurtunist twit using a tragedy to make his ratings better....shameful
     
  9. DadPlus4

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    The age of engaging in ann open discussion with respect is long gone. Perhaps after Norman Rockwell finished painting his Freedom series. If you recall there was Speech where a gentlemen was given the floor to give his opinion with no fear of reprocussions or belittlement.
     
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    But his brother is a captain in the British Army, so he know's the difference between full auto and semi automatic! (Per Piers himself last friday I believe.)
     
  11. Shooting Sailor

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    His brother may be in the British army, but that doesn't mean Piers knows anything about firearms. Did he pick up his brother's knowledge by osmosis while they were visiting, or is he just bullshitting? The Brits have some really good soldiers, and some really good units, but I read that their biggest difficulty during training was getting recruits used to the firearms. Teaching them how to hold them properly, and not be frightened of the noise and recoil are major impediments during training. Again, this is a result of not being exposed to firearms, except in movies and news reports.
     
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    Lymy liberal POS is a waste of skin...among other things...he made his reputation as an editor for an infamous British tabloid that made it's living on the worst kind of yellow journalism....nothing has changed...he still makes his living in the gutter....@#$@#$@#$#@!

    Ron Burr
     
  13. g7777777

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    Actually when he said that about his brother- he overruled a caller who wanted to ask if there were any service members in the audience and how they felt about the weapons situation--

    He never asked that question

    Regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
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    Here it is, already been started. It has doubled in signatures in the last 6 hours!!

    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/deport-british-citizen-piers-morgan-attacking-2nd-amendment/prfh5zHD

    copy and paste if the link doesn't work.
     
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