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.

Recommended for You

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. introduced three models of the Ruger American Rimfire rifle with Go Wild Camo I-M Brush stock and bronze Cerakote finish. Rifles

Ruger American Rimfire with Go Wild Camo I-M Brush Stock

Ruger Firearms - July 10, 2019

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. introduced three models of the Ruger American Rimfire rifle with...

No one can restore receptivity to another Trump term with these disaffected gun owners but the president himself. 2nd Amendment

2020 is Trump's to Blow with Gun Owners

David Codrea - July 09, 2019

No one can restore receptivity to another Trump term with these disaffected gun owners but the...

Please sign and share the petition to get the required 100,000 signatures by July 27. 2nd Amendment

Tell the White House that the 2nd Amendment Was Not Given to the People by Government

Firearms News - July 02, 2019

Please sign and share the petition to get the required 100,000 signatures by July 27.

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Springfield Armory Saint Victor in .308

Springfield Armory Saint Victor in .308

The Saint Victor in .308 features a 16" light weight barrel, M-Lok® free float hand guard and included flip-up sights.

American Suppressor Association (ASA)

American Suppressor Association (ASA)

ASA is the unified voice of the suppressor industry and a leading subject matter experts on suppressors and suppressor related advocacy.

Kyle Lamb and Eric Poole talk SIG pistols

Kyle Lamb and Eric Poole talk SIG pistols

G&A Editor Eric Poole and Viking Tacticals's Kyle Lamb talks about 2 new pistols from SIG Sauer and a Lipsey's Special of the P365.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

Please sign and share the petition to get the required 100,000 signatures by July 27. 2nd Amendment

Tell the White House that the 2nd Amendment Was Not Given to the People by Government

Firearms News - July 02, 2019

Please sign and share the petition to get the required 100,000 signatures by July 27.

No one can restore receptivity to another Trump term with these disaffected gun owners but the president himself. 2nd Amendment

2020 is Trump's to Blow with Gun Owners

David Codrea - July 09, 2019

No one can restore receptivity to another Trump term with these disaffected gun owners but the...

Want the “Holy Grail” of AR-15 rifles? Brownells has made that possible with their BRN-Proto retro rifle. Rifles

Brownells BRN-Proto Retro Rifle

Patrick Sweeney - July 02, 2019

Want the “Holy Grail” of AR-15 rifles? Brownells has made that possible with their BRN-Proto...

See More Stories

More 2nd Amendment

This is the second installment in a series of investigative reports about the NRA by Firearms News. 2nd Amendment

Firearms News Investigates the NRA: Part 2

Nedd Scott - August 13, 2019

This is the second installment in a series of investigative reports about the NRA by Firearms...

A Look at Canadian Gun ownership and where to buy Firearms News in Canada. 2nd Amendment

Who Will Save Canadian Gun Rights?

Vincent DeNiro, Editor - September 16, 2019

A Look at Canadian Gun ownership and where to buy Firearms News in Canada.

No one can restore receptivity to another Trump term with these disaffected gun owners but the president himself. 2nd Amendment

2020 is Trump's to Blow with Gun Owners

David Codrea - July 09, 2019

No one can restore receptivity to another Trump term with these disaffected gun owners but the...

See More 2nd Amendment

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW OUR CURRENT ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×