CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

Are you bored? Try tweeting something mean at Piers Morgan, the British TV personality who is replacing Larry King on CNN. Chances are, he'll start Twitter-beefing with you. Welcome to America's new national pastime.

Consider this extensive Twitter beef between Morgan and NY1 Anchor John Schiumo that unfolded tonight:

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter


Also today, Morgan got in a tift with friend-of-Gawker Jim Berhle, who long ago delighted readers with his weekly Kreepie Kats cartoons:

CNN's Piers Morgan Will Fight Almost Anyone on Twitter

Maybe getting in pissing mataches with random New Yorkers on Twitter is some weird viral marketing campaign for Morgan's almost-surely-doomed CNN talk show? Like a pasty, unpleasant version of the Old Spice Guy? Worth a shot.