As we reported last week, CNN’s Piers Morgan came completely out of the closet with respect to his hatred for guns, calling Gun Owner’s of America President Larry Pratt an idiot, among other things. Mr. Pratt got the better of the exchange:
MORGAN: Yes, I know — I know why sales of these weapons have been soaring in the last few days. It’s down to idiots like you. Mr. Pratt, thank you for joining me. When we come back –
PRATT: Thank you for your high-level argument, Mr. Morgan. It’s really very good.
MORGAN: You know what, you wouldn’t understand the meaning of the phrase high-level argument. You are a dangerous man espousing dangerous nonsense. And you shame your country.
PRATT: Disarmament is dangerous. Ask Neville Chamberlain, your role model.
As a result of Morgan’s outburst, Second Amendment loving Americans filed a petition with the White House. It states:
British Citizen and CNN television host Piers Morgan is engaged in a hostile attack against the U.S. Constitution by targeting the Second Amendment. We demand that Mr. Morgan be deported immediately for his effort to undermine the Bill of Rights and for exploiting his position as a national network television host to stage attacks against the rights of American citizens.
Within just three days, the petition exceeded the twenty-five thousand petitioners necessary to generate a White House response. At the time of this article, it had well over thirty thousand signatures: