Milo Yiannopoulos Is Having a Very Bad Day

Organizations are severing ties with the Breitbart editor right and left.

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After CPAC invited Breitbart senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at this year’s gathering, video surfaced appearing to show the alt-right leader endorsing pederasty. The conservative conference was eventually forced to rescind the English internet troll’s invitation and they’re not the only organizations severing ties.

Yiannopoulos, who had received a $250,000 advance for the book, is reportedly also facing an uprising at home:

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