EXCLUSIVE: Milo Yiannopoulos Breaks With Trump on Syria: ‘Not Why People Voted for Daddy’


Milo Yiannopoulos, the former Breitbart tech editor and right wing provocateur, broke with Donald Trump, Friday, over the president’s recent airstrike against Syria.

In an exclusive statement to Mediaite, Yiannopoulos said Trump’s sudden foreign adventurism was “not why people voted for Daddy.”

“I’m as troubled by violence toward innocent children as the next sociopath, but those kids are only growing up to be oppressors of women and murderers of homosexuals anyway,” said Yiannopoulos in an email. “NO MORE POINTLESS FOREIGN WARS. This is not why people voted for Daddy. It’s the opposite of why people voted for him.”

Yiannopoulos’ comments expand upon a cryptic Facebook message he posted Thursday evening.

The one-time conservative star saw his public profile diminish in the aftermath of revelations that he supported pederasty during an an obscure 2016 interview. Milo apologized for the remarks in a press conference, but claimed much of what he said was taken out of context. The imbroglio led to the cancellation of both a book deal with Simon and Schuster and a planned speaking role at CPAC.

Trump’s decision to hit a Syrian airbase with U.S tomahawk missiles late Thursday sharply divided his most loyal supporters. In addition to Yiannopoulos, InfoWars, Paul Joseph Watson claimed he was “off the Trump train,” while Ann Coulter said the billionaire was “destroying his presidency.”

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