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Some of Piers Morgan’s bogus AR-15 claims go down the Twitter memory hole

http://twitter.com/#!/Grayhammy/status/380038479939252224

Maybe that’s not what he’s saying; not anymore, that is. As Twitchy reported earlier, Piers “Musket” Morgan, the nation’s undisputed authority on AR-15 shotguns, suddenly stopped throwing around the term once authorities confirmed that accused Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis didn’t use an AR-15, but rather a shotgun and two stolen handguns.

A couple of Morgan’s tweets citing Aaron Alexis’ AR-15-that-wasn’t seem to have disappeared down the memory hole. Fortunately, Twitchy is forever.

http://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/379749140734828545

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This tweet is still live, though:

http://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/379718609792430080

Any guesses how that one survived while the others vanished? A possible clue: the first “credits” Morgan’s employer, CNN, for breaking the news that Alexis did most if not all of the shooting with the AR-15. The AR-15 he wasn’t carrying.

The second tweet lives on through the power of retweets, like these particularly perceptive ones.

http://twitter.com/#!/SeldenGADawgs/status/379767398699913217
http://twitter.com/#!/MikeBates/status/379996118555181056

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/09/17/some-of-piers-morgans-bogus-ar-15-claims-go-down-the-twitter-memory-hole/


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