That hasn’t prevented Yiannopoulos from casting about for another patron. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the shirt sitting next to “It’s Okay To Be White” in Yiannopoulos’s store hawks the “Constantinople Reclamation Squad” – and features, in the latest overlap between white supremacists and Russian nationalist talking points, a Russian double-headed eagle.
The double headed eagle was part of the heraldry of the Byzantine Empire. The version the t-shirt uses, with cross and orb, is actually from the Ecumenical Patriarch.
BTW, the writer of this drivel is “with a Master’s thesis detailing PR and image-management efforts from the regimes in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan”