'Your Little Book'

Speaking of the need to study American history, "In Debate with Breitbart's Shapiro, CNN's Piers Morgan Calls the Constitution 'Your Little Book:'"

“You come in here, brandish your little book as if I don’t know what’s in there--”

“My little book? That’s the Constitution of the United States. It’s our founding document, Piers.”

“I know what’s in your Constitution.”

“Do you really?”

That was the climax of a heated debate between Breitbart News Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro and CNN’s Piers Morgan on live television this evening--one in which Morgan came off much the worse for wear.

Note this: while interviewing Shapiro,  Morgan "stated that he supported Americans’ right 'to defend themselves with a handgun or a pistol.'" Afterwards, not so much:

Later on the program, once Shapiro was safely off camera, Morgan admitted: “In an ideal world, I’d have all guns gone, as we have in Britain, but this is not my country and I respect the fact most Americans wouldn’t wear that kind of argument.”

An epic win for Shapiro, and for our "little book."

Time-Warner-CNN-HBO spokespeople tend to much prefer it when power flows from the barrel of a Little Red Book.

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More at Twitchy.com, including this:

"@piersmorgan demonstrating how he could not buy 6 packets of antihistamines legally, but could buy an assault rifle."

Yes, Musket, overcriminalization is a problem — and we should review that law regarding your Sudafed. So, your point is?

Update: Morgan's "How dare you" shtick is a reminder of Marshall McLuhan's classic line that "Moral indignation is a technique used to endow the idiot with dignity." After watching the video of the segment at Right Scoop, CNN's would-be Morton Downey, Jr. with an accent needs all the help he can get in that department.

Related: "Video: Ohio Fox affiliate rips apart Piers Morgan’s homicide statistics."