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True Confession: I used to watch Celebrity Apprentice. Thus, my first introduction to Piers Morgan was in his role as a despicable self-promoter on that show several years ago. Being the domain of D-list celebrities who are usually on the fast train to oblivion, like Drug-War enthusiast Stephen Baldwin, I was surprised to hear that Morgan had been upgraded from Celebrity Apprentice fame to C-list celebrity when he was given a talk show on CNN.
Now, he’s lecturing us about the evils of private property in the form of gun ownership. The British have long despised liberty, of course. One only need look at their dirty, crime-ridden, totalitarian little island, where they fear kitchen knives and murder sick babies, to see that. With the murderous British Empire with its concentration camps and death squads no longer available to Morgan, he apparently wants to spread British Enlightenment by other means to the few corners of the Anglosphere where a small amount of liberty remains. The natural right to bear arms, one of those “English liberties” we preserved by throwing the British out of our country for good, is under attack by Morgan, a man who is