Filling in for Rush Limbaugh on his Wednesday show, National Review columnist Mark Steyn reacted to all the unfolding drama related to CNN’s Piers Morgan and his anti-gun stance including a petition on the White House website wanting to deport the Morgan, saying, “How much longer are Americans going to have to put up with some snooty, hoity-toity foreigner coming on the airwaves and telling them everything that’s wrong with their country?” "Do you know this fellow, Piers Morgan?” Steyn said. “Piers Morgan. He’s one of these, you know, these snotty-voiced foreigners who came to
Comments: OK, aside from this coming from a Canadian citizen, it´s true that we shouldn´t that have to import anti-American rhetoric
Steyn was, as usual, brilliant on Rush´s show today.
Stuart Varney, on FOX Business, also criticized Morgan. Varney, another immigrant from England, spoke of wanting to form a society of people who are immigrants and like the US, and don´t want it changed.
Are some people too dense to realize that Steyn is aware that he talks exactly like Morgan etc. The difference is, he makes sense and is funny. Did I hear him say that President Obama is going back to Hawaii as soon as he finishes off the "Physical Cliff" discussion, to work on his tan? Or was it my imagination?
Yes, #6, and nobody does it better than Steyn. His wonderful ability to put a humorous spin on some of the bile inducing idiocy that we must increasingly endure from "great thinkers" these days make me kind of sad for those who ´don´t get it´.
I´d be happy to hear and read Mark Steyn every day. He even takes on millionaire global warming celebrities who falsely claim to be Nobel Prize winners. Occasionally one person can make a difference. Andrew Breitbart was one, Mark Steyn is one.
Mark does not speak ´hoity toity´ like Morgan - his accent is one of the world - he has overtones of Aussie, South London, US and Canadian all rolled into one - defiitely not ´hoity toity´. His sense of humor is incomparably witty and perceptive.
Contrary to #5, Mark Steyn is a treasure! Piers Morgan is a self-aggrandizing, hateful creature who thinks of himself more highly than he ought. If one cannot discern the difference, then he/she just isn´t paying attention.
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Bad Dog, 12/27/2012 8:01:08 AM (No. 9085375)
Steyn was mocking Morgan by mocking himself as a ´foreign-sounding´ fellow coming on American airwaves and complaining about what´s wrong with America. You think he doesn´t hear these same complaints from the lefties who troll conservative outlets?
I think his point was to let Morgan have his say, showing his ignorance himself - not force him out of the country for what he says. It´s not our way. Or are WE now practicing First Amendment for me but not for thee?
The folks at an ad agency I once worked for thought it would be "classy" - is the word I presume they use - to have a receptionist with an English accent. I thought it was cheesy, just like Piers and his Brit cohorts on t.v. Why oh why do they hire them when there are innumerable competent Americans. Except for Stuart Varney, who I really like, I don´t know that Fox has any Brits... Good for them.
Sir Mark I wonder how much the Euroites would charge to capture and preserve sasquatch and the queen De al Qaeda residenial wh bogus curtsying bleached bath house queen Ø´blo the blamer? Think of the trillions that would benefit America.
Steyn subbed for Limbaugh yesterday; his tongue was so firmly planted in his cheek that he could hardly speak without laughing (but he pulled it off). Steyn is the only ´´Mark´´ I can abide as substitute for Rush.
#6 is right - it was tongue-in-cheek humor, although loaded with truth as it is his trademark. #13 I´m a big fan of Stuart Varney. I hope he can start a loyal-immigrants society. It wou8ld be great to have a Steyn and Stuart show. I know it´s mixing a last name with a first name but it´s catchy. They both make more sense than most American-born politicians. When you think about it, they are a great deal like the Colonial Patriots leading up to 1776.
No one does it better than Mark, I love it when he subs for Rush and I can never get enough of his humor and wit. Anyone who knows his style would know he was half serious and half tongue-in-cheek with his statements about Piers. Mark is wonderful.
A fiercely angry Piers responded: "...´toffee-nosed´, you say ??!! ... why old chap, I say if I weren´t an English gentleman such harsh words would tempt me to consider thrashing you a good one to jolly well teach you some bloody manners."
Welsh born and a US citizen . I get along with most Americans , I get an occasional remark like you got a funny accent.Nothing wrong with Mark , I listen to him when he subs for Rush. Stuart he thinks before he speaks and mannerisms are excellent for us viewers.Now from a fellow UK transplant Piers tends to come across with a chip on his shoulder and the UK rag ( newspaper)he managed I would not personally give it time of day. It´s on a par with the left wing Guardian. I was surprised that comments did not address Amendment 2 of the US Constitution . A well regulated Militia, being necesaary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.One of the main reasons our forefathers wrote in Amendment 2 was to insure that the Government did not usurp their authority by subjugating it´s citizens.
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