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Old 24th Dec 2012, 11:39   #1 (permalink)
 
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Anyone Want Piers Back?

Piers Morgan: Thousands Want Him Deported

If he came back to Britain he would probably be arrested for phone hacking.

Extraordinary that anyone would sign such a petition after the tragedy in Newtown.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 11:48   #2 (permalink)
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I couldn't give a damn, frankly.
I thought this was going to be a thread about things that jut out into the sea at coastal resorts.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 11:52   #3 (permalink)
 
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Who would name their son after a piece of coastal architecture?
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 11:57   #4 (permalink)
 
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I don't get the whole hating Piers Morgan thing, but each to their own.

What's he's said is correct, anyone who thinks a gun can solve a problem is stupid.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:02   #5 (permalink)
 
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I couldn't give a damn, frankly.
Over 31,000 people in the USA do care apparently. Enough to sign such a petition, even after such a tragedy.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:02   #6 (permalink)
 
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Even when the problem is that someone is trying to kill you?
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:03   #7 (permalink)
 
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I can think of a hundred reasons to want to deport Piers; ironically, this wouldn't be one of them.

So, ahem, well done Piers. [Gosh, that hurts].
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:05   #8 (permalink)
 
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Millions in the UK want Abu Qatada out,but like Piers Morgan in this instance, it ain't gonna happen anytime soon.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:23   #9 (permalink)
 
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He is welcome back.............but only on the next Concorde out of JFK.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:28   #10 (permalink)
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On Tuesday, he interviewed Gun Owners of America executive director Larry Pratt, and appeared incredulous when Mr Pratt suggested more weapons were a credible solution.

"You're an unbelievably stupid man, aren't you?" Morgan asked during the heated debate.

"You have absolutely no coherent argument. You don't actually give a damn about the gun murder rate in America."
Although he didn't apparently call Mr. Pratt a prat?!

Whatever, Mr. Morgan, "confidently following in the wake of even President Obama himself", hoped to make waves whilst ignoring certain self-evident and basic truths concerning Americans and their Constitution:

N1, was thinking that any repercussions would be of the same order as experienced in his last job as an editor of an unimportant UK newspaper and faced with a few disgruntled folk signing themselves off as "disgusted from Tunbridge Wells" or equivalent.

N2, was forgetting that President Obama has the US Secret Service to protect him from all the wackos.

N3, and perhaps most importantly, ignoring that he was actually insulting millions of US gun-owners (together with Mr. Pratt). And defying the law of averages. It's maybe not the 31,000 of legal gun-carrying Americans who've signed the petition who're any direct threat. It's all the millions of others, who didn't sign it, that should worry him. Who can really say just how many of these individuals have already decided their own personal and final solution to the problem?

One suggestion to CNN (until the situation in USA calms down): appoint Piers Morgan as CNN's special full-time Syrian correspondent based in Damascus. He should be safe (from US wackos and prosecution by UK authorities) for awhile...
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:32   #11 (permalink)
 
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Over 31,000 people in the USA do care apparently. Enough to sign such a petition, even after such a tragedy.
Which means considerably more than 310 million Americans are happy for him to stay & I am content for them to have him, the oleaginous, unctuous tw@t.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:38   #12 (permalink)

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It's all the millions of others, who didn't sign it, that should worry him.
I think he's made it quite clear that all those millions of nutters with guns do indeed worry him.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 12:55   #13 (permalink)
 
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Further proof that irony is not understood in the US.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 13:00   #14 (permalink)
 
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 13:13   #15 (permalink)
 
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Octopussy said:

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I can think of a hundred reasons to want to deport Piers; ironically, this wouldn't be one of them.
There was no irony in that statement.

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Further proof that irony is not understood in the US.
Yet Octopussy responds with:

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G-AWZK
Now here is the real irony: Octopussy uses ironically incorrectly, while applauding someone who says that irony is not understood in the US.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 13:31   #16 (permalink)
 
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I'm happy to step up and take the title of PPRuNe's very own "Alanis".

Merry Christmas, all. Even you, Matari
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 13:39   #17 (permalink)

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Only 29999 plus Matari?
That's not even all the Klansmen.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 14:21   #18 (permalink)
 
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I think America deserves him.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 14:22   #19 (permalink)
 
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Only if you keep Madonna.
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Old 24th Dec 2012, 14:29   #20 (permalink)
 
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Only if you keep Madonna.
On behalf of the UK I accept.

Only because when Piers' career submarines, when he's prancing around stage with a cone shaped bra on, (coz thats what it'll come to Piers), he'll be doing it on your side of the pond ...
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