Milo Yiannopoulos’s Editor’s Notes ARE Hilarious, But They Distract From the Bigger Problem

Milo Yiannopoulos’s Editor’s Notes ARE Hilarious, But They Distract From the Bigger Problem

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The editor’s notes on alt-right mouthpiece Milo Yiannopoulos’s manuscript of his memoir Dangerous provide a great deal of amusement, with comments ranging from “throughout the book, your best points seem to be lost in a sea of self-aggrandizement and scattershot thinking” to “DELETE UGH.” However, the fact remains that Yiannopoulos should never have been given a book deal in the first place and my question is, what exactly were they expecting?    When Simon and Schuster decided that it would be a good idea to give Yiannopoulos a book deal, with an advance of $255,000 (£200,000), did they momentarily forget that he …