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Video: Alex Jones Screams a Bunch at CNN’s Piers Morgan

Austin-based Alex Jones on Monday's Piers Morgan Tonight

The reviews are in regarding Alex Jones’ appearance with CNN’s Piers Morgan last night:

“An uncontrolled explosion,” per the Washington Post.  “An intense pro-gun rant,” says the Huffington Post. And … “Armed Mafia Stalk Alex Jones Post Piers Morgan Debate,” via Jones’ own Infowars.

The Austin-based conspiracy theorist, radio host and public access superstar appeared on Morgan’s show for what was billed as a discussion on “Guns in America.” Unsurprisingly, the discussion soon went south – not that surprising a move, when your guest has co-authored a White House petition to deport your host.

Firearms enthusiast Jones vociferously disagreed with Morgan’s call for a reassessment of U.S. gun laws in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. Jones argued that a rise in gun ownership positively correlates with a drop in crime, and made familiar noises alluding to armed insurrection.

"1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms," Jones said.

For his part, Morgan tells Politico that Jones is "the best advertisement for gun control you could wish for."

As of this writing, the White House petition to deport Morgan has 106,612 signatures.

Wells has been a part of KUT News since 2012, when he was hired as the station's first online reporter. He's currently the social media host and producer for Texas Standard, KUT's flagship news program. In between those gigs, he served as online editor for KUT, covering news in Austin, Central Texas and beyond.
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