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Following Pres. Barack Obama's speech tonight about Libya, "Piers Morgan Tonight" will be live covering the speech and other news.
Piers Morgan will interview potential presidential candidate Donald Trump – and Rudy Giuliani – as well as GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. He'll also talk to former presidential candidate Bill Richardson and Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner. PJ Crowley, who recently resigned from his role at the State Department, will join Piers as well. All this and more, live at 9pmET.
I normally support Mr. Obama in most all of his decisions, but our entry into Lybia's politics smacks of Nation building and generally just plain bullying a smaller country. I think Mr. Kadafi needs to be overthrown or step down, but I don't believe it is our responsibility to do it. What will we do in Yemen or Syria or Bahrain or even Saudi Arabia? If we use Mr. Obama's reasoning, we should establish a no fly zone over London since we have some people are unhappy with the government there or Paris with prices. Let's just do what is right.
With the slight difference that in London or Paris, the government didn't just plain out tell the protesters they were going to get slaughtered. It’s a subtle difference, but an important one nonetheless…
Jesse Ventura is directly speaking the truth. HARRP is real. 911 was the advancement of a plutocratic agenda and ole' Piers might as well be a Tea Partiest with his blatant ignorance to the truth of our American government. We must remember that e plubris unum not only stands for our country, but for the people of America. We will be one out of many when the voices of the people ring louder than the ringing bells of plutocracy's overflowing cash register//
I thought that Piers Morgan did not treat opposing views equally I don't like to watch news broadcasts, where both sides are not equally supported , in their views. Donald Trump for President? Republicans should be ashamed. I listened to Mcain with respect, but found Trump and Morgan to be shallow and narrow minded in their views. Our world is shrinking and our neighbors are our responsibility. Obama did what every one should have wanted him to do, Trump would have damned him if he did and damned him if he didn't. Real journalism is a blessing and poor journalism is a curse for us all. I agree with RC fire Morgan, or give him a spot that says Piers Morgan- an Opinion.
Couldn't agree more. I usually find CNN's commentators intelligent and, for the most part, insightful. Can't say the same for Mr. Morgan's show tonight. Donald Trump??? A 4th grader could have given a more informed response. And the other guest was not the most eloquent was he? Thank goodness Mr. Weiner came along and gave the show some credibility, with real analysis of FACTS. Why anyone agreed to air this show is beyond me. Mr. Morgan's questions contradicted themselves; as the host shouldn't he be able to frame questions that encourage intelligent analysis? He seems to be nothing more than a pompous attention seeker. Get everyone arguing and you've had a successful show. Sorry – not true. I expected more of CNN.
I agree with RC and Jim. Piers Morgan isn't a journalist. He is a pompist, ignorant , rude, uninformed jerk. He's not interested in what his guests have to say; he's only interested in himself and his next question. If CNN wants to maintain it's reputation for intelligent, fair news reporting, it will FIRE PIERS MORGAN.
Did Piers actually listen to President Obama's speech or at least get a summary with simple pictures? I'm confused by all the confusion and the continued questions about the confusion. Is the strategy to ignore reason and pretend that the President is speaking another language? If we all act confused perhaps our listeners will feel that they need to be confused and therefore continue to watch until you clear things up? The administration has clearly answered all of the answerable questions over and over again. At first I thought that Piers was setting up silly, already answered, softball questions that he knows the answer to...in order to give the guest the opportunity to be the informed one. Now,I think I've just overestimated Mr. Morgan. Donald Trump? He's working you.and you are letting it happen. willingly?
Weiner was his usual obnoxious self!.......that guy needs some serious manners. Trump for president..........look what the hell we have now, are you kiddimg me!
I was once an ardent CNN viewer...not anymore. There needs to be a change from top to bottom. Cnn has a foriegn national (Morgan) in a prime time slot, embarasing the network. Someone needs to make him prove where President Obama said he did not want regime change or (US forced regime change?). This network is slowly loosing mass appeal.
And allow kadafi to murder incoent people? Somehow "let's repeat Rwanda story"eh? Don't get involve, just close your eyes. I am glad the Europeans are takign action and leading.
Absolutely DWilliams – someone needs to insist Morgan not only read what the President said but most certainly for him to have the prime time slot and propaganda that warbled assertion to the American people is disgraceful. I listened from Europe and I was appalled with his coverage. As I have said in earlier comments here – CNN needs to fix the Morgan mess – what he presided over last night was not journalism.
Jesse Ventura is directly speaking the truth. HARRP is real. 911 was the advancement of a plutocratic agenda and ole' Piers might as well be a Tea Partiest with his blatant ignorance to the truth of our American government. We must remember that e plubris unum not only stands for our country, but for the people of America. We will be one out of many when the voices of the people ring louder than the ringing bells of plutocracy's overflowing cash register.
Jesse Ventura is directly speaking the truth. HARRP is real. 911 was the advancement of a plutocratic agenda and ole' Piers might as well be a Tea Partiest with his blatant ignorance to the truth of our American government. We must remember that e plubris unum not only stands for our country, but for the people of America. We will be one out of many when the voices of the people ring louder than the ringing bells of plutocracy's overflowing cash register...
The American politicos demand President Obama look into his crystal ball and tell us what Libya will look like in the coming months. Too bad they didn't demand that of George W. Bush with respects to Iraq, but then Bush could only see into his gut!
No words! No money! Promissed "own raised" Bin Laden is no where to find – no one even talking about him anymore! Iraq is not in a picture – what is there Now no one is saying anything! Syria, Yemen, Quatar – Next! Where does the money go? Country is in a deep s**t... How we suppose to pay SS or unemploement, or Medical? Where the govrnment collects its money?
I wanted to throw a rock through the television watching Obamas speech. As an independent voter, I can say there is NO WAY I would consider voting for him in 2012. He was unclear and unbelievable. Also, the second rock would have gone through the tv watching Lindsey Graham...To think I use to be a Republican...what the hell are we doing in Libya...rebuild that country when we cannot even fill potholes in our own streets. And where is the outrage of the antiwar lefties????? where are they now???
I am a a hawk in justifiable situations. I think that we should only put our young men and women in harm's way when our country finds itself in danger. At no point in watching Obamas speech did he convince me that this was such an occasion. As an Obama supporter, it is harder to support him after this. I don't think he was necessarily unclear as much as he was poorly trying to justify a bad decision. Lindsey Graham., not my favorite, was just perpetuating an already bad situation. I also can't understand what the hell are we doing in Libya.
I am suprised that people think Obama was not clear. HE WAS CRYTSAL CLEAR to me. The US bombed Lybia to "level the playing field" so that Lybian civilians can protect themselves from Gadaffi. In the end the resolution to the Libyan question will be decided by Lybians and NOT the US.
Agreed David... People have their preconceived ideas and ignore anything that would challenge that, whatever "the opponent" may say. I thought it was pretty clear as well. Also, the use of force ONLY to protect the people, while using diplomatic and other non-military means to force Gaddafi's departure. That too, was pretty clear.
" In the end the resolution to the Libyan question will be decided by Lybians and NOT the US."
Interesting! Have you seen these People? You have to wash them, educate, give them guns, put the words in their mouth than something will get close to Human.... They are not evolved yet! In this case US presents would be necessary! guess your Son is goung there? Or may be yorself! Good luck!
Obama was crystal clear. Some people are saying he didn't bomb early enough while saying he should be going after Syria instead. Sucking and blowing at the same time. If it were up to Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani, America would be sending ground troops into every single Arab country in the Middle East. Obama is a decent thoughtful president and I am glad he is not as trigger happy as the Republicans. By the way Piers, you are one big disappointment. I can't believe it, but I miss Larry King. Perhaps you should give Anderson your hour and go back to rating talent shows.
Well said! Finally somebody gets it!
This is how we should have handled Iraq. It’s not nation building. We are not going into Libya as we did in Iraq “to change hearts and minds” although that appears to have happened, based on the protection given to our downed pilot. At least part of the mission was to stop Gaddafi killing, starving and torturing thousands of his own people. He is now on notice that the world and NATO are watching. Whether Gaddafi goes or not, at least thousands of lives have been saved without boots on the ground and ten years of war. NATO must take a stronger role.
Well said Holly!
I applaud Lindsey Graham he's the first republican that calls it like it is with truth when bush was spending lots of money in iraq none of the republicans were worried about the cost. Now it's a concern because Obama did this the right way along with NATO
@bfill: That was my reaction to Lindsey Graham as well. He is on crack? We can't afford to take care of our own right here in this country and he is talking about helping Libya?? WTH????
Please get this Republican right wing leaning correspondent, Piers Morgan, off the air. If we want this view point we can go to Fox.
I second to your comment regarding. Piers Morgan, he needs to go, he is too opinionated and does not let his guests finish their thoughts. I will never watch him again.
I agree that Piers was totally rude to Weiner and totally sucking up to Donald Trump. Piers should be working with Sean Hannity. CNN should fire him.
Does anyone care what Rudy Giuliani thinks? Apparently he will never have to be in charge of anything requiring complex decision-making. My favorite line- "obama was surpassed by Egypt" - no kidding Rudy. Who wasn't?
Rudy and Trump as some of the best minds to comment on Libya? Really Piers?
You are so right Jude!!!! And Piers – you should go back to American Idol. Piers isn't an impartial interviewer and what's worse, he just loves to get in there with his opinion, rather than seeking another's opinion. I think he, Guiliani and Trump have not really listened to Obama's speech. When Pres. Obama said they were not looking at Regime change, they have misunderstood that statement. What Pres. Obama means is that the U.S. is not going into Libya and replacing the Ghadafi regime with one of their own. At least that is my understanding. He wants the Libyan people toeffect their own self determination. That is what the Libyan people want and that is what their ex-ambassador has repeatedly said. Please listen more Piers and stop butting in. Bring back Larry King.
exactly... as for Larry King... I never thought I'd say this... but I AM starting to miss him...
Piers you are and idiot, Trump and Giuliani as experts of Us and international policy! Are you kinding me. The two biggest jokers out there. You might as well get the jeresy shore, for there opinion. Get it to getter, or get of the air!
Its interesting how we find it necessary to parade a large group of hopeful politicians to attack the President and Libya. Mr Guiliani fired one rather unintelligent comment after another, such as comparing Syria to Libya. At no point is the leader of Syria at this time, threatening to go door to door to wipe out his people.
Plus is it rather scary that each potential candidate says they cant understand the President's plan. It is not necessary to agree with it, but I would be sorely embarrased if I knew a 10 year old that didnt understand it.
It really is laughable that Guiliani comes on your show droning on about changing the regime in Syria ( and by implication showing that somehow Obama is no leader) and it disappoints me that you failed to ask him how come the Republicans did not invade Syria when they had the power and opportunity to do so? The truth is that we invaded Iraq on the back of a fabricated story about WOMD and that has made it almost impossible for any future Administration to make a case for war or a military action of any kind however justified it may be.
Listening to Rudy Giuliani was almost beyond belief. Have the Republicans descended this far? Can you imagine what they would have had to say if a Republican were in the White House? The speech, like the action, was tempered, quite clear, and the intervention was begun as soon as it was clear that it would not have to be unilateral. Basically, Rudy is saying that if the policy is to back those who are attempting to get rid of Khaddafy, and we say that getting rid of Khaddafy is what we support, then we need to go at it with whatever it takes, boots on the ground, shock and awe. You know perfectly well what the Republicans would have to say about that, those impossible hypocrites. Can it possibly be that even at this late date Republicans are still of a mind to say that the way we went into Iraq is right way to do things? Iran? Get off it, Rudy. Enforced regime change everywhere? What is Rudy thinking? What are any of them thinking?
I think many people in the United States are upset because the U.S. hasn't taken a "leadership" role in this action. However, it seems to me that this action has been precisely appropriate because the U.N. got together and had a great deal of support within the world for this action. The United States is a participant, as they should be, in a group action that was deemed necessary. It's this more subtle difference that, to the rest of the world, makes the world of difference. It's too bad, however, that it hasn't been well received at home. I don't think Obama's position has been weak at all. I think, in fact, it takes a strong and confident leader to be a "member" of a group without dominating and over-powering the group.
I like your coment Tracy, you got it rigth! That is the way we see it here too. Greetings from the Netherlands :)
Piers- at your best on relevent issues instead of Charlie Sheen and Yoko. Excellent questioning and great guests.
What kind of journalism is that? The guy is opinionating, he is not interviewing. This is the kind of interview you see in Fox News. This is a shame! I think CNN was different from Fox and MSNBC. Morgan Piers you are a big disappointment!!!
It was a surprise that you did not ask Rudd G what he would have done as President given the same situation. It is always easy to pile on Obama. It show you to be a biased interviwer. Period. Having a preconceived idea of what you want to hear from your host is bad. It potrayed you in a bad light. It is a shame!
The reason that Obama doesn’t invade Iran or bomb Iran like Libya is because people of Iran are not asking him for help and want him not to interfere( As an Iranian American I am sure that’s how people of Iran feel) but Libyans were begging for help and if US would have not interfere we would have more enemies down the road as a country who stood by and did nothing!
I cant believe that for a change instead of a president who wants to unilaterally change the regime and sink your country into another ten years of war, you have Obama, who used reason and restraint, to get the backing of the international community, to stop a brutal horrific slaughter (a stark difference from the comment about setting a no fly zone over London..please try to pay attention). Obama wants regime change however I think he is smart enough to limit your military use and actually set the stage for NATO and other international leaders to help realize the end of Gaddafi. I cant believe how people are already contorting words of his speech to start the normal partisan dialogue. Piers Morgan should stop with the line that Obama wanted regime change but doesn't want to do anything more militarily...dumb to think that the US military is the ONLY way regime change will take place.
well said michael!! and may i add... donald trump on lybia? what the hell? what a joke! piers morgan: do better or I will stop watching your show...never bring on trump again for real issues unless its for entertainment.
Our coalition forces are confronting Libya, have spent countless resources yet farther south in Ivory Coast we do nothing.
What are the guidelines between these two countries?
We shoot 114 1/2 million dollar tomahawks into Libya,but we do not do crap to stop oppression among nations in Africa.
We equip countless nations with massive amounts of FREE military aid,many nations whom actually have no usage for that aid,but we give the African Union forces peanut shells to assume they may confront the corrupt regimes of Africa.
Our State Department attempts to "bribe" Israel's Nethanyahu to stop illegal settlements with weapons it does not need,but how may a mediator remain an arms supplier to the world.
Sorry, Piers, but you should stick to interviewing celebrities.
1. Bombing Libya but not Egypt is hypocritical? Hmmm. You don't seem to be watching the news much.
2. Who are the rebels? If you paid some attention, you would have noticed that the "rebels" are for the most part armed civilians. Yes, Qaddafi's propaganda claims they are al-Quaeda and dangerous criminals, but it seems that you are the only one buying into it.
3. This is to all pundits: you want to know what the end-game is? How come you didn't ask Bush when he attacked Iraq? In any case, I think Pres. Obama answered this question. NATO will now establish their goals and determine when they have been met. Presumably, the mission will end once NATO determines that civilians are no longer in danger from Qaddafi's forces. Of course, regime change would be optimal, but it is very prudent of Obama not to define this as the goal. In any case, I haven't heard the Libyan opposition ask for us to implement a regime change, I think they feel it should be their job. By the way, Obama never said that he didn't want a regime change. You are trying to put words in his mouth. You should have listened to the speech.
Some politicians are unable to learn by experience, and are hell-bent on repeating the same mistakes over and over again. I am glad that our country is not in their hands now.
You have explained this so eloquently! Thanks for posting it!
CNN needs a better host! You have no clue what your talking about! Trump? What a joke!!!!!!
Trump hears that the rebels might be Al Qaeda... The Donald has the old ear to the ground! Please get him off the air.
I was listening to Guilliani talking about the syrian leader in bad way and changing the regime there,( i'm pretty sure he does'nt who is talking about) , and wondering who gave him the right to change the regime here and there ? Who are we to decide on behalf of the people there ? why are we interfering in their issues . So the american government want to make the world like a play dough or puppet changing places whatever they want , whenever they want , wherever they want ?????
Piers – as per former comment – stick to interviewing celebrities and leave the serious commentary and interviewing to Anderson Cooper. Thanks.
Couldn't agree more!
Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump are the best options you could locate to provide some insight?
You may as well have asked the ghost of Saddam Hussein to give his opinions.
Utilize your time better and ask politicians like Kuchinich about this conflict in Libya.
Donald Trump's opinions could only reflect how to become bankrupt more often than not.
Why on earth is Piers asking Donald his opinion?? Piers let's Donald say just about anything and never questions him and pushes him for answers. Obviously it's payback! Donald says he hears that the rebels might be Al Qaeda. Good journalism Piers, don't even ask Donald where he gets his info from. When did Donald become an expert on the Middle East? Donald is about one thing only and that's self promotion. Get Donald off the air please!!!!
It is no surprise that people who are presedential candidates say that president did not make the mission clear.
Don't think that Piers is conducting a fair interview. Lets people critising talk and interputs people who are with common sense.
Donlad Trump is an idiot. Why don't you stick to gulf. Libya will never fall into the hands of Iran or Alqaeda.
i am a libyan American and i can assure that is not going to happen. Rosie was right that you are an ass.
Obama 's handling the Libyan crises is very articulate and cautious as one would expect. As expected here they( the Republicans) go again Lindsey Graham's response is rediculous. Here we can not afford decent publics education, healthcare, for own people (poor retirees have to go across in Canada & Mexico to buy precription drugs) and we borrow money from China to survive and he talks like philanthropist. It is high time we realize that we are poor nation and can not afford policing the world. Let some one else take the lead for the change.
I am not sure whether the uprising in the middle is really fightling for the rights or simply copycatting Egypt without agenda. One should not forget that not long ago the Libyans were shouting against USA (so called Satan) – Lockerbee event. I don't expect drastic change towards us in such a short time. Beside who will fill up the vacuum if Ghadafi goes. Soon I forsee the county takenover by the extremist.
Trump is giving advice on Libya??? What a joke! Piers Morgan you have no clue what your talking about! Someone Fire this man!!! CNN!
Very disappointed in Piers. Thought he was gonna be good in the beginning of his series. So clear tonight that he's pandering to Trump to let him look smarter than he is.
Bravo Biska! Imagine having to break down and explain what was clearly defined for us by President Obama for this sensationalist Enquirer-like mind of Piers Morgan. This should not have to be. Larry King had a better mind than this tabloid warrior – we need someone with intellect, wisdom, a fair mind and a sense of humor as an interviewer and an ) interpreter of what is real. Piers makes me shudder with disbelief – he is bordering on a Palinesque mentality. CNN can do better than this. Piers seems like a war monger – with no understanding of the sadness human loss involved in wars.
Maybe Piers Morgan should take his show to Fox network.
He is really making me never want to tune in to show his show! Used to be a fan of his show.
Piers, you are speaking over your guests. Your opinion doesn't count for much and we don't want to hear your opinion. Your guest, Weiner, was the only one who was talking with any sense at all, and NATO is important. The U.S. is not NATO. Trump, you are an arrogant and ignorant man.
I cannot believe you have that ccoo coo for cocoa puffs clown Donald Trump on CNN! Who cares what he thinks or says? Leave him to his pals over on Faux News. Surely you can do better than this. Couldn't get Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi??
Faux News!!?? I like that version.
I support action in Libya.
I do not support Piers Morgan. Can't CNN do any better than this jerk?
You are rude and the worst newscaster that I have ever seen. You are no Larry King or Wolf Blitzer. You are not of the historic CNN caliber of excellent journalism. I will never again waste my time watching your show.
Donald Trump is doing good in the polls?
In what country is he doing good?
NATO: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization. NATO is not now, or has it ever been JUST THE US ALONE! In fact NATO's beginnings: The Treaty of Brussels, signed on March 17 1948 Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and the United Kingdom is considered the precursor to the NATO Agreement. Sorry Mr Trump, but I do not see the US included in that group or only listed in that group. The problem with Republicans has always been, when it works Republicans claim them did it first even when they did NOT! Republicans feel that if they say it, then it must be true. The true definition of a Republican: A Lying, cheating conservative corporate Koch billionaire brothers Tea Party Club!
I keep saying the same thing "Republicans feel that if they say it, then it must be true"
trumps a good businessman though,fake a presidential run for publicity.....
Donald Trump? Really? What a silly commentary. Who cares what Trump thinks about World politics? Or anything really. He's a reality show ego-maniac at best and his comments on this show display how poorly he either understands or pretends to understand anything outside what he is really good at and he's only good at what he does because he started with money and good people who run his empire.
This show is pathetic to start with, but having a babbling fool as the "other opinion" like this really makes this more of an Enquirer type show than real news. CNN...you typically do so much better than this.
Who Is paying for Piers Morgan to lick Donald Trumps boots? Is it CNN or Mr. Trump directly?
Rudy Giuliani reflected the most shocking lack of understanding of international politics. How Piers Morgan let him off without any challenge was quite alarming. The mission in Libya is to “level the playing field” so that Libyans’ can determine the course of their own country. Obama also has to be practical and in my book he has brilliantly navigated a very complex Middle Eastern issue. Rudy Giuliani doesn’t have the slightest capacity to comprehend this. Rudy can only manage simple issues and right now this simplicity dictates – oppose Obama.
This is the last time that I will watch Piers Morgan. I think your interview style showed one of the most bias Ive ever seen. I have watched you before and didn't like your style. Tonight was a decisive moment. I would be surprised and shocked if your show lasted.
We agree: Piers Morgan was disappointingly opinionated, misinformed, and actually inept. I expect more of CNN.
Piers – how far up Donald Trumps behind are you ? Bring back Larry KIng or someone who is not emotionaly connected to a guest – this is not Journalism – it was like watching an M/TV version of FOX NEWS for morons~
bad form CNN!
5 stars to Piers: he asks tough and appropriate questions, does not allow the politicians to double talk him without exposing their hypocrisy and still manages to inject some humor in his interviews! I will continue to watch him.
I am amazed CNN that you have subjected me to such a completely arrogant and pompous dimwit as Piers Morgan. Are actually serious? I am supposed to have faith in a main who so obviously attempts to perpetrate misinformation and takes his political cues from Donald Trump. What a joke. I tried to see if the nail on chalk board effect that he has on me would die but it looks like I will have to find a new outlet while I wait for AC 360.
Piers, be very wary of "successful business men" who claim they can run for President and know better and can run it like a business. What you fail to see is that such people run shy of public scrutiny of their actions (remember these elcted people are supposed to work for us, the people!!!). If you do not believe me please visit Florida anytime you like and see how our "business man", Rick Scott, is "governing our State!!! Most of Trump's statements on your show were scandalous in their inaccuracy and you failed to pull him up for it.
When did we get into the NATO with our NATO Allies? The United States was believed to be necessary to Counter the Military power of the USSR. The Talks for a military alliance began with earlier European nations of NATO and the USA. In April 1949 the North Atlantic Treaty was signed in Washington DC. Included in the new form of NATO were the five Treaty of Brussels states, and the United States, Canada, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. Sorry Donald Trump, you flunked world history. Same on you!
How much longer is CNN going to let Piers Morgan shill for Donald Trump? How about some elected Republican politicians to balance Anthony Weiner and Richardson. Surely CNN can do better. We depend upon you for reasonable and educated commentary. Donald Trump and Rudy Guliani? Give us a break. Fox maybe, but not CNN. Is Morgan getting paid by Trump for this?
Enough with the muscle flexing, cowboy mentality, already. Bravo Congressman Weiner and Governor Richardson!
So Not only were the original Countries Like France, United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg considered to be NATO since March 1948, but a FULL YEAR LATER in April 1949 Canada, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, the five Treaty of Brussels States, and the United States were then included after it was formed. Donald have you been smoking your socks again?
Piers has not heard the President's speech or else he didn't understand it. Sorry, can't comment on the guests, I switched to a movie after seeing Donald and Rudy on the panel of experts. Pretty funny, but I prefer Colbert.
So when Republicans make comments that NATO is the United States and that we formed NATO, Republicans only prove their ignorance!
It was pretty apparent.
Piers-Are you able to ask a question AND let your guest answer WITHOUT interrupting them? You were particularly bad tonight. Larry King, if we all chip in, will you come back?
re: Oil price remarks- The Saudis said they would offset supply disruption with increased export, why the price spikes? Simple....not OPEC setting the price, it's oil speculators and oil companies driving up prices again. Anyone see record quarterly profits coming?
I tuned in to Piers Morgan tonight to get intelligent comment on Obama's speech. Instead, I saw Piers ask leading, biased questions. Maybe he's trying out for a position on FOX. This is obviously not the place to go for objective journalism. What a sad change for CNN.
When I was younger, I use to kid that I would sell my chance to be President for a dime. I can only suggest that Mr. Trump and Guiliani should take that dime also. They would be overpaid.
By the way, took my dime and bet that the Piers Morgan show will no longer be around in 2012!
I felt so sorry for both Piers and Donald trump. Congressman Anthony Weiner put them both in their position rightly. Piers Morgan is really pathetic.......
Michelle Bachmann, Sara Pailen, Donal Trump and "Newt" Gingrich running for the President of United States ? this sure will be a great laugh at Comedy Central but our we ready for our century's nightmare for United States ?When will these morons with inflated egos step aside from center stage and let the true players in ? The Republican party has become a freaking joke. Is SNL paying these jokers ? Why is Trump allowed on this show ? Piers were you paid to have Trump on your show? The only pole Trump can be on is pole dancing.
Did you forget Rudi Guiliani (sp? 'cause I don't care much). Lots of fodder for belly-aching laughs. Imagine Rudi or Donald representing the USA as their President on the world stage?? OMG!
Having served as an Officer in the greatest Navy in the world [United States Navy]... I fully support our Commander in Chief! Our service members have proved that no mission is impossible and we are able to execute with precision strikes... “On time and on target”!
This being said, I am extremely disappointed with CNN Staff members; all have demonstrated the physics of “Flip /Flop“! Two weeks ago with exception of Mr. Cooper and the hard charging, forward deployed CNN reporters in the AOR have remained steadfast. While the locally based CNN staff members demanding intervention initially and then cost and clarity of mission, purpose of being in Libya became the topic of News.
Very few correspondents fully understand the nature of war; have three dimensional conception view of United States Policy/ Military Strategy and serving our Great Nation [USA]. What does mean? It means that no one with great certainty can explicate the nature of war or the end results. Read Sun Tzu’s Art of war (Attack by Stratagem) or Clausewitz theories on Limited War. This mission was well coordinated, unified and decisively executed by the Commander and Chief, regardless of the “Party affiliation,” he did extremely well.
Mr. Morgan, buy some “brass ones,” and ask questions that are meaningful; rather than, catering to Mr. Giuliani. Sir... Be a man and ask hard questions to both parties... I believe this is the purpose and the mission of a correspondence. Am I wrong?
Lastly... Political environment in the Middle East is nebulous. Meaning, no one predicted that technology; i.e. Face Book, Google, Satellite TV, twitter and etc… could expeditiously stimulate evolution in that region.
An American Patriot
Weiner absolutely owned by trump. It is so refreshing to see someone outside the beltway who tells It like it is.
Graham is the personification of what's wrong with the gop.
Can't wait to hear trump to tell Bambi and mooshelle: "you're fired"
absolutely agree. Do the American sheeple really believe that NATO isn't run by the U.S. or that this is strictly a "humanitarian mission" called upon by the Arab League? Maybe if people put down their i-pads and i-phones long enough to critically think and analyze information they would see through the double talking politicians who by the way were in Congress when the world economy was destroyed by the Bankstas!
Who approves the commercials sponsoring your program? Are you actually approving commercials that incite panic and fear?
Piers, time to go back to entertainment TV! You have no clue what your talking about!!!! Your Guests Trump and Grump are the experts you bring on! Its shows allot about how much you Know about, world affairs. CNN this is the best you could do! Please let this be the last time we have to hear trumps advice on the world!
I think CNN should get this guy off the air....He is so terrible
Piers Morgan I have enjoyed your shows but this one you bombed BAD. You over talked, and the cherry on top did you have to invite the Plastic face Buffoon on your show?
Donal Trump is no match for Congressman Anthony Weiner. All Trump is good at is blowing his hot air trumpets.
The ironic thing with Piers is that I've heard him tell his guets, more than once, "let me finish"...
CNN I request you fire piers morgan and have Anderson Take his place for two hrs. We need real journalist! Not fake ones. The show started good two mths ago, and know! I have only bad things to say about it. What happened to challenging people on there statements. I thought you said you make people cry, thats how good of a journalist you are. I'm crying watching you. Finaly, trump as an expert? Very disapointed.
BABY BOOOOMERS! I don't understand U !! Your Social Security Pention Funds are going, going, GONE Bye Bye and you are still silent? No Money! No Retairenment!!!
Why is Piers so rude? He asks a question and then butts in before the person can answer. This is cable NEWS network. Where has the impartiality gone??
Watching Piers Morgan tonight reminded me of Megyn Kelly interviewing Obama's campaign manager, Burton. Piers, you should stick to judging on Britain's Got Talent. You are totally out of your league and whoever selects your guests should be fired. Weiner was the only sensible person on the show tonight. Piers, you showed yourself to be a bully and were totally rude and biased. Fox News would appreciate someone like you. Donald Trump? Expert on Libya. What a joke!
Piers – We need to care about people that are suffering. The reason that too many Americans are against humanitarian help for the people in Lybia is because they are cold hearted. Good job Anthony Weiners. Bill Richardson is an educated and good hearted person and needs to replace Biden. Sara Palin – do fish ride bikes? No, but children do and we would like to see our children and grandchildren be able to ride their bikes freely and safely. We need a new Government. Too many of our leaders are criminals and need to resign.
There was a potential of more than 100,000 people slaughtered by the Libyan dictator. This is different from Syria or Yemen. Your very one sided questioning and the array of anti Obama speakers prove your lack of critical questioning. We are not involved in a local war we are saving lives.
Piers, you totally messed up tonight. Why did you keep saying and saying that Obama is against regime change. People listen to you and are swayed by what you say. Get your facts right. Do not miss the point: Obama says Libyan regime change BY FOREIGN INTERVENTION will be mistake. He wants to Libyan people to obtain the regime change. He wants the regime change through the will of the Libyan people...not through the US going in and bombing the entire country. Pay attention, Piers. What you say matters.
Can someone please tell me why Donald Trump is getting free air time here? Being a "Potential Presidential Candidate" gives him gravitas on matters of foreign policy? Please...
Trump is a joke......having him on is is for ratings only. Trump has no smart opinions....listen to his answers.....imagine him as president......I would move to another country.
I was disapointed this evening about how Piers Morgan allowed Rudi Giuliani and Donald Trump to get away with some irresponsible and contradictory comments about the President's speech. Giuliani spoke negatively about the US late response to the situation in Libya and connected it to the situation in Iran. He certainly felt we should have intervened unilaterally in Libya. When Rudi raised the issue about the most serious confrontation in the middle east being Iran, I do not understand why the question wasn't raised about what Rudi would do to support the protesters in Iran, should they rise again. He would have been unable to respond without sounding like a war monger. For Trump, you allowed him to escape Congressman Weiner's comment on the relavance of Libyan's oil by moving on to an unconnected issue of OPEC's decisions on oil prices. You also allowed him to talk about our not going in sooner to assist the oposition in Libya and then ask why the Arab nations are not paying for our involvement.
I thought you were a better interviewer who put people on the spot about the things they say. I'm a New Yorker. I would not only leave NYC but the US, if either Rudi Giuliani or Donald Trump became President. I've never liked Anthony Weiner; I like his comments tonight. I would certainly prefer him as President either Rudi or Donald.
I just wanted to comment that even after Pres. Obama's speech I'm still against US involvement in Lybia. I very much agreed with Trumps comments that OPEC should be paying for this effort...Pres.Obama, stop protecting China's oil!! I don't see them fighting! Stop spending billions of dollars in other countries, they are filthy rich & we are simply contributing to their wealth...Americans need to wake up!!!
I think Congressman Wiener debunked the bit about "protecting China's oil" This has nothing to do with that, and I found Trump's comments to be ignorant.
By the way, it is "Libya" not "Lybia."
Oh please please, read a little, get informed, get the facts right before posting somthing so .... pffff I have no words to describe your level of ignorance and selfishness.
Isn't it amazing that when politicians open their mouths that the same old stuff spews out. Mr. Trump has at least business savvy and common sense. What happened to Obama's great speech when he entered office about getting us off oil and making available funds for alternative energy. There are no such funds available. Trump is correct in that we made OPEC and for them to put it to us again with Libbia as an excuse is again how your politicians are backing you with no back bone at all.
Here we go again with a Presidential race and politicians like Weiner are typical where they only talk about what's best for their position and not for the people and if they talk about helping the people, they mean themselves. Weiner is a whimp and engaging Donald Trump in a debate would make him look as ignorant as he really is.
I am a fan of any politician that has real life experience in business and not a lawyer who goes to Washington to improve his or her law practice not to really serve the people. Most attorney's I know have no business sense and no reality of real life. The problem is that most successful business people don't want to get involved in the no common sense going on in Washington. I applaud Donald Trump for caring about what happens to America.
Piers did a good job of kissing Donald's ass! Not that I was surprised, they are both attention seekers. All I heard from Trump is that he wouldn't do anything on humanitarian grounds unless there is something for him to gain in exchange. Trump, remember when you go six feet under, you will take none of the wealth that you so much worship....and even if you were to die of old age, you do not have that long. There is so much that money cannot buy, one of them, LIFE, that makes you equal to the poor people being massacred in Libya.
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Im sorry but just cant seem to bring my self to likeing Piers Morgan , he kinda rubs me the wrong way .
Trump, Gulianni , Graham -- all losers .
Piers has demonstrated tonight he is part of the growing right-wing media take over of CNN [FOX lite]. The most obvious sign of Fox's slant is its heavily right-leaning punditry – Beck, O'Reilly, Hannity. Piers joins the peanut gallery. Trump, Gulianni, Graham – given soft ball questions while Weiner was hammered [even inviting Trump to pile on - obvious partisan sympathy.] I truly miss the fairness of Larry KIng. I'm done with CNN... MSNBC is looking good.
All Americans should watch the Piers Morgan show tonight, Monday, March 282011, on CNN.
I watched tonight as Piers Morgan, Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump made asses of themselves.
Morgan by displaying a distinct lack of knowledge regarding why the U.S. is involved in Libya in diregarding the fact that Ghaddafi had threatened genocide for the eastern LIbyan tribes opposing him onsisting that the U.S. had an obligation to take action in Syria. Proof positive that Morgan either does not research, or ignores, the subject of his interviews and has no place on CNN as a dispassionate, no axe to grind commentator. It's time he was let go and sent back to Great Britain.
Giulliani's wildly incoherent diatribe denotes a mentality that is totally disconnected from reality. His babble shows that he does not comprehend the situation in LIbya
Donald Trump, on the other hand, remarked that the OPEC nations were setting the price of petroleum when it is a well known fact that prices are set by wealthy American speculators on the commodities exchanges. In my opinion either Trump is totally unaware of the financial process or is deliberately lying to the American public in an attempt to garner favor with the far fringes of conservative thinking..
@Les Waggoner well said
Trump is much too shallow and absolutely ridiculous to be taken seriously as a US Presidential candidate..... Haiti, Luneville perhaps as this man still has money to flaunt and can impress some but not all the time or for to long. Money comes as fast as it goes.
In which pole was Trump leading in? Has this is this sneeze bag buying air time on CNN and inviting Piers Morgan to his parties?
I don't know if you read these, Piers, but your show last night was pretty lame. You need better guests who have some knowledge and something to offer. May I respectfully suggest that you listen to the cbc broadcast of "the current" for Tuesday the 29th of March. This morning's show was really terrific and provided a lot of information, interesting information that really shed a bit of light on things in Libya. You could have had access to any of these people, I'm sure, had you taken the time to line up a really good roster for your show.
I had sort of thought it would be quite interesting to have someone who wasn't American taking Larry King's position and that you might offer new perspectives to cnn and bring some new styles and creative work to their roster. It's been a sad disappointment and I can see by many other posts, that a lot of the American audience thinks you're pretty lame, too. You need to do some homework now and start to step up your game or you're going to be out of there, or simply relegated to doing "light fluff". CNN is supposed to be a news station with some entertainment coverage as well. Larry was great at that. He could do the celebrity stuff but cover more serious issues as well. Take these posts seriously, please. I believe your future depends on it.
And for anyone else who's readinng this check out cbc's The Current, for some really interesting feedback on the President's speach and "who are these rebels", really.
Hi Piers, I always followed Lou Dobbs and I still miss him on CNN. I have caught your show a few times on those sleepless nights and I must say your review of President Obama's address to the Nation regarding Libya was offensive.
Our President demonstrated great leadership and confidence in his presentation and the opinion of Donald Trump was empowered by you way too much. It was as if you were trying to keep him from firing you or something. How come you didn't ask him how much money he has made through investments in businesses that outsource to China to increase profits? How come you did not ask him how many jobs were lost in American through his gains, through his "you're fired" mentality? He clearly understands how to make money and how much he has invested in the undermining of the American middle class yet he doesn't seem to own his share and step up as a leader for change. However he is a finger pointer and a blamer. I don't know how much you are making to elevate Donald Trump to grab the lead role as president in this country but your preferential treatment of his views seemed to be shameless sucking up.....good for you – bad for our country.
shame, shame on you. You have embarrassed yourself and our country by allowing the ill-informed, publicity monger
donald trump to comment on our presidents speech. Are you kidding? The Donald? He clearly has no idea what he is talking about and his ignorant, abrasive comments did nothing to contribute to the discourse. He has no business talking publicly about public policy, he has no idea what he is talking about and you elevated him last night. It was shameful. The fact that Donald Trump is rich means one thing: he is rich. it does not make him intelligent, informed even remotely qualified to answer the questions you put to him. Your show was a farce because of him.
I thought Piers was supposed to replace Larry King, but instead they have changed the show into just another news commentary. There is not much to distinguish his show from John King's, Anderson Cooper's, and others,' except perhaps poorer choices in interviewees...
more than enough
Does CNN even look at these posts? Or better yet, does Piers look at them? Has anyone else noticed that after he asks a question there's this little short smirk on his face? He knows he does it, I'll bet.
Yes Jim I saw that smirk , and it ticked me right off.Never liked this guy .He is a very rude ,rude and rude.
They should get somebody with some knowledge on how to interview guest.It is a waste of a good hour to watch him .I will no longer watch him .Donald Trump is sitting in his golden palast just like Gadafi.Imagen him running for President....
what a joke.Piers running this show is an insult to Larry King.
These sorry intellectually 'short-changed' people like Donald trump or Guiliani are an embarrassement to this country's political landscape. There are others too the likes of McCain,Lieberman, Huckabee , Bachman, Sharon Angle etc.
And to think that some of them aspire to lead this nation and the Free World is nightmarish.
As for Libya, our military intervention in yet another Muslim country smacks of a folly like the Iraq disaster. North African Libya has no direct bearing on our strategic or national security concerns unlike the Middle East. As for that cliche of 'saving lives' 'Freedom & Democracy', 'humanitarian mission' which no one around the world believes any longer, there is far worse massacres and humanitarian disasters going on in Ivory Coast,Congo & Darfur in that region and we keep our faces averted.
much as we would like to believe otherwise Ghaddafi has supporters in the general population besides his military especially in the East. So do we bomb & kill those civilians too? Do we arm the rebels or send in our troops to fight besides them about who we do not much know?
With the fiscal, economic and financial crisis our country is facing can we afford a third protracted war/
Can Europe with their own economic crises and discontent in Greece,Ireland and Britain now spilling out on to the streets/
Mr. Morgan these are the concerns media should be addressing.
Please, please CNN get rid of Piers. This guy seems un-prepared, intellectually feeble and unable to frame provoking questions. Worse, he seems to be using the show to further the ambitions of his friend Donald Trump. He is bringing Larry's spot to disgrace.
Strange how Piers can be so rude to some of his guests, yet suck up so completely to others...I loved how he sucked up to Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. His guys probably pleaded with the prince for an interview and the saudi entourage may have warned against any show of dis-respect. Good to see this Piers dude suck up . Would be nice if he were more consistently respectful in his behavior..like Charlie Rose is ( but Piers can never be a Charlie Rose)..I wish he tried his rude antics with someone like charlie munger ...-)
I agree with many of the others: Piers Morgan (Piers Morgan Tonight) is a HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT. He is no match for Larry King and not what one expects from CNN. Just look at Wolf Blitzer, John King, Anderson Cooper and the other excellent reporters on CNN: Piers Morgan is in a very low league of his own compared to them. He is arrogant, rude, fawning, and lacks wit and depth.
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