Joyce Carol Oates likens Piers Morgan to ‘crucified Negroes’ over deportation petitio

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    Joyce Carol Oates likens Piers Morgan to ‘crucified Negroes’ over deportation petition ‘rage’​



    by Twitchy Staff
    December 24, 2012





    Joyce Carol Oates✔
    @JoyceCarolOates

    Re. Piers Morgan deportation rage: the blood-bonding of lynching. Check out those photos of Southern lynch mobs, crucified Negroes.

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    We at Twitchy hadn’t paid much attention to the White House’s “We the People” site until spokesman Jay Carney drew attention to the petition to release the president’s secret beer recipe. Since then, the site has taken off, with petitions ranging from demands to secede from the Union to calls for nationalization of the Twinkie industry and a return of Toledo, Ohio, to Michigan.

    Recently, Americans have petitioned for the deportation of Piers “Musket” Morgan, after the British CNN host essentially hijacked the national conversation on gun violence with a relentless stream of “look at me!” tweets.

    Now we’ve all heard that conservatives are the humorless ones, and that we don’t understand the finer points of the language, such as metaphor. But while gun rights advocates have reacted to the petition with the snarky #PiersMorganDeportationGifts hashtag, author Joyce Carol Oates has likened the petition to — wait for it — a lynching.


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    Granny says he's just another one o' dem lefty-lib'ral, Bible-hatin' yankee media type nutcases...
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    Piers Morgan: ‘It's Time For an Amendment to the Bible’
    December 27, 2012 – After his gun-control views landed him on a petition to be deported from the United States, CNN host Piers Morgan is now contending “it’s time for an amendment to the Bible” because, like the Constitution, it is “inherently flawed.”
     
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    Who?

    Is there a reason I should be concerned about what this person says?
     
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    I'm still trying to figure out why Morgan's first name is "Piers", instead of Pierce or Pearce.

    The only thing I can come up with is that "Piers" Morgan was conceived under a pier somewhere on the English coast, and his mother couldn't remember which one, so she pluralized his name to "Piers".

    His last name may refer to the amount of money his mother was paid for the actual sex act (a Morgan silver dollar).
     
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    And how is that speculation condusive to the discussion?
     
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    He's trying to be funny. Actually the first one was pretty good. It went on too long, but don't discourage humour.
     
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    There is humor and then there is calling someones mom a prostitute. Not the same things at all.
     
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    Doesn't the Morgan name refer to the slave trader turned pirate?
     
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    They're not mutually exclusive. Something can be in bad taste and still be funny. Humor is a way of presenting an idea. What that idea is is another matter.
     
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    When the Liberal/Socialist/Communists petition the Gov't it's "Democracy in Action".

    But when Conservatives do it it's "Crucifying Negroes".
     

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