Headline of the day: CPAC’s Alt-right fright


First he gets driven off the Berkeley campus, and now this.

From the London Daily Mail:

Alt-Right darling Milo Yiannopoulos is BANNED from the CPAC conference after video surfaced which appeared to show him defending pedophilia

  • Milo Yiannopoulos was told his invite to the conference has been rescinded 
  • Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, said he was banned because of the ‘offensive’ video 
  • The firebrand discussed ‘coming of age’ relationships in an online debate
  • The controversial commentator star claimed teenagers could ‘discover who they are’ by having a gay relationship with an older man
  • However, he strongly denied he was defending pedophilia during the debate 
  • He later wrote on Facebook that he was a victim of child abuse himself  
  • He later suggested some conservatives were trying to undermine his position

UODATE: Also from the Daily Mail:

Milo Yiannopoulos LOSES his $250k book deal amid outrage at pedophilia comments as Breitbart workers threaten to quit if he isn’t sacked

  • Milo Yiannopoulos lost his $250,000 book deal with Simon & Schuster Monday
  • On Facebook he wrote: ‘I’ve gone through worse. This will not defeat me’ 
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