Morgan later wrote a full column on the subject for the Daily Mail. He says he has “watched the video multiple times and cannot conceive any sensible interpretation that he is committing any kind of deliberate assault.” He then claims that if Fields were a man, the press would laugh at rather than rally behind the criminal charges.
Tags: Big Journalism, 2016 Presidential Race, Donald Trump, Law Enforcement, Piers Morgan,Corey Lewandowski, Michelle Fields
Journalism’s a rough old game. You dish it out, you have to take it.
But this debate boils down to this: if a male reporter cried ‘battery’ after such a trivial incident, he’d be an absolute laughing stock.
Why should a female reporter be taken any more seriously?
By making such a grotesque mountain of such a tiny molehill, Michelle Fields has embarrassed herself and let down her profession.
Toughen up, young lady – or choose a different job.
Piers Morgan Slams Michelle Fields for “Utterly Ridiculous” Battery Charges Against Trump Campaign Manager–
Last Tuesday Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski was charged with battery for brushing up against a female reporter at a campaign rally.
Video was released that shows the reporter, Michelle Fields, did not flinch, did not change her facial expression, did not even notice Lewandowski during the incident. Fields later charged Lewandowsky with “battery.”
Fields was not “jolted backwards.” She was not “yanked down.” Lewandowski did not “try to throw reporters to the ground.”
After the charges were announced last week Piers Morgan went off on a Twitter tirade in defense of Lewandowski and men everywhere.
Anti-gunners were out in force yesterday, attacking the Second Amendment before any facts were even known about the horrific shooting of two reporters live on TV in Roanoke, Virginia.
While some people exercised restraint out of respect for the victims and their families, others just immediately politicized the incident to harp on the agenda of gun control.
Throwing any sensitivity out of the window, purely to push the anti-gun agenda, was everyone’s least favourite pompous British mouthpiece Piers Morgan, who flooded Twitter with his inhuman rantings: