Reporter and author Jennifer Wright pointed out that highlighting gay overtones for comedic purposes is actually rather regressive.
I hate agreeing with Piers Morgan, and I think he is a revolting toady, but…posting pictures of men engaging in sexual acts with other men to demean them seems dated and unfortunate. There are ways to convey this point without the "ha ha gay" overtones at work here. https://t.co/bYMWCssW7Y
— Jennifer Wright (@JenAshleyWright) February 2, 2018
Other people actually thought the cartoon was too flattering. (Which I’m inclined to agree with, given the illustrated slimness of Donald Trump’s thighs.)
I actually am offended by the pic. Trump should be fatter and Piers should look older. https://t.co/FCR4jcfSpU
— Adam Newman (@Adam_Newman) February 2, 2018
Regardless of where you stand on the matter, though, one baffling question still remains: if Piers Morgan was so offended by the cartoon, why did he tweet it out three separate times?
Reminder that very few people had seen this image until Piers Morgan brought attention to it https://t.co/qzcS5gYDWs
— Fred Delicious (@Fred_Delicious) February 2, 2018
publicist: just stop tweeting the image of u eating donald trump's ass, this will go away on its own in a day
piers morgan: i'll post it one more time just to be safe
— Bob Vulfov (@bobvulfov) February 2, 2018
Nicely done, Piers. You played yourself.