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Piers Morgan Admits His Gun Control Rants Contributed to CNN Show's Demise
Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | February 23, 2014 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 02/24/2014 6:53:16 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

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With CNN president Jeffrey Zucker planning to "pull the plug" on Piers Morgan Live, " Morgan admits his anti-gun rants divided and alienated viewers.

According to The New York Times, Zucker has been watching Morgan's show hit new ratings lows and is ready to go a different way with the 9 p.m. slot.

Morgan spoke to the coming end by admitting he's "been taking a bath in the ratings." He added: "Look, I'm a British guy debating American cultural issues, including guns, which has been very polarizing, and there is no doubt that there are many in the audience who are tired of me banging on about it."

Morgan believes he's now "in danger of being the guy at the end of the bar who is always going on about the same thing"--guns, in this instance--and that he probably alienated a lot of heartland Americans by being "this British guy telling them how to lead their lives and what they should do with their guns."

On February 21st, Breitbart News reported on a Variety Magazine article that showed Morgan's already faltering ratings fell "more sharply" once gun control "became a frequent subject" on his show....

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: banglist; britain; cnn; dopeydems; piersmorgan; redcoat; television
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1 posted on 02/24/2014 6:53:17 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
You're not supposed to kill your TV show, Piers. Dumbass.
2 posted on 02/24/2014 6:56:59 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Never fear. Communist News Network will find someone just as left wing to replace him.


3 posted on 02/24/2014 6:59:54 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

someone send this guy a bullet


4 posted on 02/24/2014 7:10:55 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Someone...anyone...deport this pea-brained alien idiot.


5 posted on 02/24/2014 7:11:57 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Captain Obvious.


6 posted on 02/24/2014 7:13:11 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

His embarrassing defense of St. Skittle’s witness friend didn’t help either


7 posted on 02/24/2014 7:15:15 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As much as I hate to admit it, He’s apparently not quite as stupid as I thought he was!


8 posted on 02/24/2014 7:17:37 PM PST by GMMC0987
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To: fatnotlazy

This was kinda like me going to England and announcing that the monarchy should be dismantled and Buckingham Palace should be turned into section 8 housing.

Piers is lucky that he is so darn good looking, cause he doesn’t have much else going for him...


9 posted on 02/24/2014 7:23:03 PM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He served his purposes. The leftist elites have no use for them.

Just like they'll have no use for militant blacks, gays, envirowackos, feminists, and unions when they consolidate power and live like kings while the masses starve/executed.

10 posted on 02/24/2014 7:23:24 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Recent events in the Ukraine, Egypt and elsewhere say otherwise.


11 posted on 02/24/2014 7:25:38 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I actually tuned in for a couple of minutes for the first time tonight and was astounded at how bad he sucked.

Interviewing some creep and his lawyer about the "Wolf of Wall St" for Christs sake .

Morton Downey Jr.'s moldy corpse would be more interesting.

12 posted on 02/24/2014 7:30:50 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Delta Dawn

Good looking? Sorry, I disagree.

Actually, what makes Morgan unattractive is not his outward physical appearance, but rather, a lot of ugliness in his heart that seems to ooze out of his pores every time he opens his mouth.

I hope his next gig will be in some weenie socialist country. He should feel right at home there.


13 posted on 02/24/2014 7:34:19 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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14 posted on 02/24/2014 7:36:56 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think they actually helped his ratings at that time. People wanted to see him lose.

Fox News was out promoting Rubio’s amnesty and some fiscal conservative discussions. Piers was bringing in Alex Jones and Larry Pratt.


15 posted on 02/24/2014 7:37:33 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Piers left due to illness and fatigue.
Viewers were sick and tired of him.


16 posted on 02/24/2014 7:37:46 PM PST by Palio di Siena
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Arrogant POS will probably get a show in PMSNBC.


17 posted on 02/24/2014 7:37:49 PM PST by sagar
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To: fatnotlazy

There might have been a hint of sarcasm in my post.


18 posted on 02/24/2014 7:37:51 PM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Delta Dawn

LOL. Ok.


19 posted on 02/24/2014 7:40:12 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Delta Dawn

Thank goodness! I was thinking that you might need a trip to the eye doc. :^)


20 posted on 02/24/2014 8:03:52 PM PST by Old Grumpy
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To: Rome2000

The thing is....we’ve had thirty years to observe various interviewers, and we’ve come to note one-star and four-star interviewers. Piers, at best....with a decent guest...is a two-star.

I would also suggest this....we have so many interviewers....that maybe our interest in this gimmick has finally hit the point where we don’t care to watch. If I looked over an entire month of guests for Piers or Larry....I’d say there’d be one or two worth watching. Otherwise, I’d rather spend an hour watching Amish Mafia.


21 posted on 02/24/2014 8:06:25 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: GMMC0987
As much as I hate to admit it, He’s apparently not quite as stupid as I thought he was!

I would argue strongly about that.

22 posted on 02/24/2014 8:11:08 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey, piers. We had a little problem with the mother country a few years back, one incident was the mother country came over and started pushing some citizens around, trying to take their guns and stuff amongst other things. We kinda didn’t like it one bit. So, yeah, we kinda like our guns and stuff cause of that last bad experience, ya know. Nothing personal.


23 posted on 02/24/2014 8:21:25 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (waiting for my Magic 8 ball to give me an answer)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ESAD gun grabber. Boo f’n hoo.


24 posted on 02/24/2014 8:25:11 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

25 posted on 02/24/2014 8:31:41 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law and does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Conservative4Ever

I will say that he gave Sen. Santorum and family the most open ended interview of any media besides Greta during the last primaries. As far as the guns, DOH!


26 posted on 02/24/2014 11:11:49 PM PST by des
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What’s a “Piers Morgan”?


27 posted on 02/25/2014 3:34:41 AM PST by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: The Duke
What’s a “Piers Morgan”?

I think it's a place where they dock boats ...

28 posted on 02/25/2014 3:38:54 AM PST by NorthMountain
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To: The Duke
What’s a “Piers Morgan”?

It's a festering sore found inside the rectum of those with a particular mental illness.

29 posted on 02/25/2014 4:06:46 AM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: The Duke

Like Jaguar and Land Rover, another dysfunctional Brit export that American celebretards are inexplicably attracted to.


30 posted on 02/25/2014 4:17:45 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto

I am happy to see the dumba$$ gone.


31 posted on 02/25/2014 4:21:29 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Delta Dawn
Piers is lucky that he is so darn good looking....

Looks like a pasty faced fist-magnet, to me.

32 posted on 02/25/2014 1:02:25 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: jjotto

Oh, I remember now ... Piers Morgan was some mid-80’s nighttime soap opera chick (that Jon Lovitz has seen nekkid!)


33 posted on 02/25/2014 4:34:48 PM PST by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...he probably alienated a lot of heartland Americans by being "this British guy telling them how to lead their lives and what they should do with their guns."

Well, yes. And since Piers clearly appreciates the issue one has to wonder just how far in contempt he would have to hold those "heartland Americans" in order to continue beating the same, old, tired drum?

Rhetorical question. It applies to most of the East Coast MSM as well.

34 posted on 02/25/2014 4:44:02 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: The Duke
Actually, it looks something like...


35 posted on 02/25/2014 4:48:14 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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