Breitbart employees threaten to quit if gay pedophile Milo Yiannopoulos is not fired
Several employees have reportedly threatened to quit Breitbart News if Milo Yiannopoulos is not immediately fired.
A top editor at the right-wing news outlet said “at least a half-dozen” employees have threatened to walk.
Yiannopoulos had his invitation to speak at the Conservative Political Action Committee rescinded after he appeared to defend pedophilia in video clips that emerged on social media Sunday.
After he was disinvited, the alt-right figure wrote on Facebook that he was disgusted by adults who sexually abuse minors.
“I’m partly to blame. My own experiences as a victim led me to believe I could say anything I wanted to on this subject, no matter how outrageous,” he wrote.
So far, that apology has been insufficient.
“The fact of the matter is that there’s been so many things that have been objectionable about Milo over the last couple of years, quite frankly. This is something far more sinister,” the senior editor told the Washingtonian. “If the company isn’t willing to act, there are at least half a dozen people who are willing to walk out over it.”
“Talking abut young boys and somehow seeking to ameliorate concerns over young boys’ relationships with older men … I’m pretty sure everyone in the company would vomit upon hearing these words,” the editor continued. “What right-thinking person doesn’t feel sick to their stomach when hearing something like that?”