‘F*** You Piers’: NY Times‘ Charles Blow and Piers Morgan Trade Heated Twitter Barbs


picmonkey-collage-piers-650x488Following President-elect Donald Trump‘s visit to The New York Times offices on Tuesday, op-ed columnist Charles Blow penned a scathing editorial in which he declared that he was glad not to have been forced to exchange pleasantries with the soon-to-be President.

“I will say proudly and happily that I was not present at this meeting,” Blow wrote. “The very idea of sitting across the table from a demagogue who preyed on racial, ethnic and religious hostilities and treating him with decorum and social grace fills me with disgust, to the point of overflowing. Let me tell you here where I stand on your ‘I hope we can all get along’ plea: Never.”

Former CNN anchor Piers Morgan criticized Blow on Twitter for his piece.

To which Blow responded:

Morgan tweeted back:

Blow hasn’t yet replied to Morgan. But Morgan has continued to tweet criticisms of Blow and The Times, saying that Blow and the paper of record have been “abusing Trump all year.”

We’ll be sure to update this post with any further exchanges.

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