Why we wanted you to click? Because Milo is not only an openly gay right-wing provocateur with a fetish for African men, but he’s also feminist enemy #1 and arguably the biggest troll on Twitter.
Most memorable soundbite? “So while Twitter was wasting its time and resources on censoring a gay conservative who gave a movie a bad review, ISIS supporters were celebrating terrorist attacks.” – Paul Joseph Watson
The overview: Infowars editor Paul Joseph Watson broadcasts himself on YouTube and talks about Twitter’s ban on Breitbart tech editor, Milo Yiannopoulos, an openly gay conservative male with (or had) 360, 000K followers.
Milo Yiannopoulos is known for being a man to hold many shades, often painted as an “alt-right” hero by his party, enemy #1 by feminists, a rhetorical provocateur by the media class and the biggest troll by the Twitter community.
According to Twitter, Milo Yiannopoulos’ account was permanently removed for, “inciting or engaging in the targeted abuse or harassment of others” pertaining to his movie review of the Ghostbusters movie and tough critique of actress Leslie Jones who reportedly claimed Milo was harassing her with, “racist and sexist” remarks on Twitter.
The narrative took off through Twitter and into mainstream outlets like New York Times, Times Magazine, TechCrunch and BuzzFeed; becoming one of the most popular trending stories of the summer season in July of 2016.
The twist: Paul Joseph Watson says the narrative has no proof whatsoever of Milo being racist or sexist and suggests that the Milo ban was a form of censorship; highlighting examples of hypocrisy and Leslie Jones’ history as a Twitter user of inciting targeted abuse on other Twitter users while also showing, “acts of racism” herself online and it gets worse…
The CTA: Watch the six-minute-and-two-second video below and let us know what you think. Is Jack Dorsey really on the wrong side of history?