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Oops! Best tweets on Piers Morgan after his Leveson evidence


By Noel Young, Correspondent

December 20, 2011 | 3 min read

The Twitterverse lit up after Piers Morgan's testimony by satellite today before the Leveson inquiry. Not many comments were friendly. Here are some of the best:

Piers Morgan: tweets

* I can't believe Piers Morgan would hack anyone's phone. Not without leaving a very long message all about himself. #Leveson

* Did he think he was getting his big court room scene speech then, and we'd all clap and whoop and forget the rest of it? #leveson

* It's an incredible neurological disorder Piers Morgan has. Every time he "forgets" something, he "remembers" to plug his book. #Leveson

* Piers Morgan doesn't seem sure about anything apart from the fact that he believes he's right about everything. #leveson

* Wow! I want to edit a newspaper! You can be very hands on without knowing what anyone's doing! Also: I'm forgetful. #leveson

#leveson to call Heather Mills to give evidence. Super. That'll get us straight to the truth

* I wonder if CNN is carrying coverage of Piers Morgan being grilled by the #leveson inquiry into phone hacking by UK tabloids. Ah. It's not.

* Piers Morgan is only being filmed from the waist up at the #levesoninquiry because his pants are obviously on fire.

* The reason that Piers Morgan is only shown from the waist up is to disguise his furious back pedalling. #leveson

* 'I don't remember anything about my entire journalism career, but I DO remember this bad thing the Guardian did five years ago.' #leveson

"The average editor is aware of about 5% of what his journalists are up to" ex-#NOTW editor @piersmorgan tells

* Piers Morgan is not giving evidence to #leveson via satellite. He's actually in the next room but nobody wanted to sit near him.

* Here's Piers... doing the old 'pretend you're clever by sitting under a giant light bulb' trick: #leveson

* Piers Morgan up now at #leveson inquiry. He resembles a hostage being forced to broadcast from an underground chamber with no natural light.

* Suspect Piers Morgan will repackage and sell his video evidence to #Leveson as "The Piers Morgan Interview With Sir Brian Leveson"

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