Our long national nightmare is coming to an end – the Piers Morgan show is over after years of low ratings and alienating Americans with his gun-grabbing, sneering condescension. How did he last so long?
While offering in the nicest terms why Piers didn’t too well at CNN, the New York Times’ David Carr gives us an overview:
There have been times when the CNN host Piers Morgan didn’t seem to like America very much — and American audiences have been more than willing to return the favor. Three years after taking over for Larry King, Mr. Morgan has seen the ratings for “Piers Morgan Live” hit some new lows, drawing a fraction of viewers compared with competitors at Fox News and MSNBC. […]