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Milo Yiannopoulos called for ‘gunning journalists down on sight,’ says it was ‘private joke’

July 06, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

USA Today

By Jessica Estepa

June 28, 2018

Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos recently told at least two news outlets that he wanted vigilantes to start shooting journalists, but he insisted Thursday that he did so to taunt reporters.

“I can't wait for vigilante squads to start gunning journalists down on sight,” the author and agitator told a reporter for the New York Observer over a text message. The news outlet, which wrote about the incident this week, was working on a feature story about a New York City restaurant that Yiannopoulos reportedly frequents.

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