Milo defends mail bomb Instagram post
“Journalists have made it too dangerous for my husband and I to go out for dinner together”
Controversial author and journalist Milo Yiannopoulos has defended a post in which he praised the recent bomb threats in the USA towards top Democrats.
In his original post, which has now been deleted, Yiannopoulos wrote, “Just catching up with news of all these pipe bombs, Disgusting and sad (that they didn’t go off, and the daily beast didn’t get one).”
The Clintons, the Obamas, CNN and other Trump critics were all targetted in the recent mail bomb campaign.
Initially, Instagram refused to delete the post, despite a backlash, with the Daily Beast running a story about Instagram’s decision not to remove the post.
In true Milo style, he released a defence of the post saying,
“Journalists have made it too dangerous for my husband and I to go out for dinner together in new york with the lies and name-calling they have been doing for YEARS to try to destroy me. I need private security whenever I appear in public. but they cry when I make a joke — about a false flag designed to distract us from the Democrat funded and organized illegal migrant caravan. utter scum. I won’t mourn them. I WILL NEVER EVER EVER STOP MAKING JOKES ABOUT WHATEVER THE F**K I WANT AND NO ONE WILL STOP ME AND I DO NOT CARE WHAT THE CONSEQUENCES ARE. YOU WILL NEVER SILENCE ME. YOU WILL NEVER CENSOR ME. PERIOD”.
Instagram have since removed the post, saying that it didn’t follow their community guidelines.
Milo responded by saying, “It doesn’t matter whether your post violates their terms of service or not—only whether enough social justice warriors complain about it. Mob rule”.