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Milo Yiannopoulos fighting
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New York Post, by Oli Coleman

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Posted By:Drive, 1/9/2018 6:47:50 AM

Embattled provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos appears to be in yet another fight — this time with his own lawyers. On Monday, Yiannopoulos, who is suing publisher Simon & Schuster for shelving his book “Dangerous,” said he would rep himself in court after Meister Seelig & Fein filed papers withdrawing, because Yiannopoulos “has insisted on pursuing actions with which [the firm] has a fundamental disagreement.” Partner Jeffrey Weingart wrote that Milo’s “lack of co-operation .?.?. has rendered [the firm’s] representation .?.?. unreasonably difficult to carry out effectively.” Yiannopoulos had a different version of events, telling Page Six in a s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/9/2018 7:09:31 AM     (No. 11504506)

As a Libertarian I like Milo.

He is hated by the Left because he has escaped from the Gay Plantation and is very Conservative, funny and influential.

He´s more self-congratulatory than Trump.

Give this guy a chance.

Non-traditional types should find their true home on the Right.

Winning elections requires that we embrace those who choose not to be controlled by the Left.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pchristopher, 1/9/2018 7:13:52 AM     (No. 11504510)

Simon & Schuster claim in the $10 million suit his book was “unacceptable for publication.”

But a pack of lies called "What Happened" was just fine, and merited an expensive book tour to boot!

Stay strong Milo!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/9/2018 7:31:58 AM     (No. 11504524)

Here is what this is all about:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/10/business/media/publishers-encounter-political-storms-in-turn-to-right.html

From that Article: "So when Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint at Simon & Schuster, gave him a six-figure publishing contract, the blowback was swift and furious. There were calls for a boycott of all of the company’s books, a vast catalog of some 2,000 titles from 50 imprints. Some of Simon & Schuster’s authors — including Karen Hunter, Danielle Henderson and Bradley Trevor Greive — denounced the publisher on social media. The Chicago Review of Books said it would not review any of the company’s books this year."

It is the boycott from their leftist associates that has forced S&S to renege on the contract for Yiannopoulos´ book that is the cause of it. S&S is in a huge crack over their subsidiary, Threshold Editions, making a firm publishing agreement with the Rightist writer. That debate has got to be shut down. The American People must be kept ignorant of the evil the Left represents. I imagine Yannie´s Lawyers are under the same Leftist attacks. They are effectively silencing his right to freedom of speech.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/9/2018 10:46:42 AM     (No. 11504776)

Milo is brilliant and not easily shaken. Suing S&S will is the right thing to do, and the associated publicity will guarantee his book is a huge seller once it is finally published.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/9/2018 1:27:34 PM     (No. 11504937)

Since when is a lawyer´s opinion relevant to what their client wants to do? If it is allowed under current law, the lawyer´s personal corporate opinions should be kept in the desk drawer.

They are simply worried about how this is going to affect their future caseload I suspect, not whether Milo has an actual case or not. Milo doesn´t go on wild goose chases.

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