Game On: Morgan, King Feud

Game On: Morgan, King Feud

Gun-hating former CNN host Piers Morgan, not content to slink into well-deserved obscurity, has ginned up a feud with his predecessor, Larry King.

King, appearing on the Howard Stern radio show, said CNN made a mistake bringing the veteran Fleet Street hack across the Atlantic, and that he personally wasn't particularly surprised or disappointed at the result:

"The best definition of mixed emotions: Your mother-in-law goes over the cliff in your new car," the former Larry King Live host said. "The mix was I thought they made a mistake in the Piers hire. I thought it was a mistake, one, to hire a Britisher in primetime and, two, I thought that he made himself too much part of the show."

Gun owners can certainly agree with the second part.


Predictably, Morgan responded with a series of Twitter rants, referring to King as a "poisonous twerp" and including the following: "And FYI @kingsthings - there is no such word as 'Britisher'. But then research & facts were never your strong point were they, Brooklyner?:"


Well, Piers is a Limey and I'm not, but I recall this lyric from one of the all-time greats of British literature and music, Noel Coward:

Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.

The Japanese don't care to, the Chinese wouldn't dare to,

Hindus and Argentines sleep firmly from twelve to one,


But Englishmen detest a siesta,

In the Philippines there are lovely screens,

to protect you from the glare,


In the Malay states there are hats like plates,

which the Britishers won't wear,

At twelve noon the natives swoon,

and no further work is done -

But Mad Dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.

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