Jonathan Franzen

Milo Yiannopoulos' crusade fizzles in California, so he heads to Australia

Milo Yiannopoulos' crusade fizzles in California, so he heads to Australia

On Halloween, the campus of Cal State Fullerton was swept up in a familiar cycle.

There were protests, pepper spray and arrests on campus.

Inside the Titan Student Union, around 800 paying ticket-holders listened to extreme-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos — wearing a priest’s collar, a floral jacket and a blinding-white smile — as he held court from behind a lectern.

As he hit his usual talking points about political correctness, identity politics and the latest wave of sexual harassment stories, a coffin with “Hollywood” spelled out inside stood...

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