Piers Morgan: Trump becoming 'President Paranoid Snowflake'
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Journalist and former CNN host Piers Morgan blasted President Trump on Friday, calling the commander in chief "President Paranoid Snowflake."

Morgan took issue with Trump's claim Wednesday, following the appointment of a special counsel to investigate ties between Russia's meddling in the presidential election, that "no politician in history has been treated worse or more unfairly," arguing that others have had it worse.

"As many rushed to point out, assassinated US presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy probably had it worse," he wrote in an opinion column for the Daily Mail.

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"Oh, and on the wider world stage, Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in a tiny prison cell and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was kept under house arrest for 15 years," he added. "By comparison to all these politicians, Mr Trump, you’ve indisputably had it easy."

Morgan, however, maintained that the most notable aspect of Trump's statement was not the claim but the "self-pitying tone."

"But it wasn’t your factually inaccurate claim that perturbed me so much as the self-pitying tone that went with it. Since when, and I say this with great respect, did you turn into President Snowflake? What happened to the tough, no-nonsense, fearless winner who was going to make America great again?" he asked.

"The guy that campaigned so brilliantly to pull off the greatest coup in US election history wouldn’t recognize the one begging us to feel sorry for him now." Morgan added.

While the former CNN host did acknowledge that not all of Trump's complaints are invalid, he maintained that the president's behavior brings many problems upon himself.

Morgan concluded by drawing parallels between the current calls for Trump to be impeached and former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonMueller’s probe doesn't end with a bang, but with a whimper Mark Mellman: History’s judgment Congress should massively ramp up funding for the NIH MORE's Monica Lewinsky scandal.

"Bill Clinton was nearly dragged down by the Monica Lewinsky scandal but instead of wallowing in self-pity, he decided the best strategy was to put his head down and get on with his job," he said.

"The economy roared and he ended up a hugely popular president. That scenario could yet happen to you if you curb your worst instincts."

CNN commentator Van Jones has made a similar observation about Trump, dubbing him "President Snowflake."