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Piers Ahead

by | 29th, October 2004

‘IS that really Piers Morgan, the former Mirror editor, peering out from the Independent?

”And next week’s winning Lottery numbers are…”

Such is the nature of photographs that we cannot be entirely sure and it might not be him. It might be an Iraqi dissident or Osama bin Laden pretending to be the great anti-war campaigner.

But let’s suppose the picture is of Morgan and that he did appear on ITV’s This Morning show yesterday.

And let’s just consider the idea that in between in-depth discussions on baked polenta, underarm dandruff and human sacrifices, Morgan began to bang on about something called “current affairs”.

While believing he was off air, Morgan is said to have turned to his on-screen partner, Fern Britton (think Vanessa Feltz meets Chris Biggins), and offered his opinion on the day’s news.

“I tell you what,” said Morgan. “I would brace yourselves for something in the next few days.”

Ms Britton was intrigued.

“I just think that al-Qa’ida, with an election, I think they have been waiting for

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