Right-wing ‘Free Speech Week’ at Berkeley now collapsing into a sad ‘sh*tshow’

“The University cannot defend spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide security arrangements for events based on a schedule built on a long list of unconfirmed speakers and/or a news release issued by an external commercial enterprise,” said UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof on Monday.

More embarrassingly for event organizers — including disgraced former Breitbart.com writer Milo Yiannopoulos — a number of the guest speakers who were promoted as part of the event not only won’t be attending, they never knew their names were being used to promote the event.

“One dumbfounded speaker after another emerged to voice their surprise at their inclusion on the list, with many claiming to have never been contacted about the event,” wrote Mediaite’s Aidan McLaughlin.

Conservative social scientist Charles Murray said he was never scheduled to appear at Berkeley despite what the events planners say — and went on to call Yiannopoulos a “despicable a**hole.”

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