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Trump-loving Piers Morgan ruthlessly mocked after he lobbies president for chief of staff job

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Piers Morgan, a British right-wing columnist and a former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant, drew mockery across the internet on Tuesday when he openly lobbied President Donald Trump to make him his next chief of staff.

In a column for the Daily Mail tabloid, Morgan implored the president to hire him because of their experience together on a reality TV show.

“When you made me your first Celebrity Apprentice a decade ago, you told me in the live NBC finale: ‘Piers, you’re a vicious guy,'” Morgan writes. “Let’s be honest, what more could you possibly want from your Chief of Staff? You could have been talking about yourself!”

Morgan then went on to say that while he would let Trump be himself as chief of staff, he would also not be afraid to “look you in the eye and tell you when you’re being an idiot.”

Morgan also said that he would surround the president with loyalists instead of “ghastly, untrustworthy reptiles like Omarosa Manigault Newman who you invited into your home with the same kind of inexplicable, self-destructive recklessness a mother hen displays when she invites a fox into the coop to babysit the chicks.”

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Morgan’s plea with the president was met with a swift and derisive reaction on Twitter, however — check out some of the top responses below.

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BUSTED: Leaked drug exec emails showed them encouraging opioid abuse to the point people would eat them ‘like Doritos’

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On Friday, the Washington Post published excerpts from a damning series of emails released in a landmark case in Cleveland around the irresponsibility of drug manufacturers and suppliers in contributing to the opioid crisis.

In one email exchange, Victor Borelli, an account manager for pharmaceuticals corporation Mallinckrodt, told KeySource Medical vice president Steve Cochrane that 1,200 bottles of 30mg Oxycodone tablets had been shipped, to which Cochrane replied, "Keep 'em comin'! Flyin' out of there. It's like people are addicted to these things or something. Oh, wait, people are..." and Borelli responded, "Just like Doritos keep eating. We'll make more."

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Here’s the ugly racist history behind tipping — and how it still persists today

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This is important, wrote Barber, because the roots of businesses forcing their workers to rely on tips for a proper wage is deeply rooted in America's history of racial tension.

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Black GOP strategist called on the carpet by Joy Reid for trying to sidestep Trump’s racist rally as ’empowering’ voters

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An "AM Joy" panel on MSNBC descended into talking over each other as host Joy Reid confronted a black GOP consultant over Donald Trump's racist rally in North Carolina.

Presenting the conservative point of view, Republican strategist Lenny McAllister was asked point-blank by the host, "Lenny, hold on a second, because you as a man of color yourself -- do you feel comfortable in a party that does rallies like that?"

McAllister pushed back saying he had walked away from just those type of events, before admitting, "To the greater point. They're using racism as an avenue through which people feel empowered, they lend you the loyalty, they give you the vote. What Republicans need to do is continue to empower people, but not by using racism and not by using phobia."

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