The left has a habit of declaring their heroes and then canceling them the moment they step out of line. Today we are presented with a beautiful example. The liberal Icon, a famous athlete and activist, a transgender woman who belongs to one of the most famous families in America.
The moment Caitlyn Jenner announced she was running for governor of California as a republican, she went from hero to villain in an instant. It’s predictable now, expected and a little bit funny.
Her announcement was met with an almost instant response from Equality California.
“Make no mistake: we can’t wait to elect a #trans governor of California,” tweeted Equality California. “But @Caitlyn_Jenner spent years telling the #LGBTQ+ community to trust Donald Trump. We saw how that turned out. Now she wants us to trust her? Hard pass.”
Make no mistake: we can’t wait to elect a #trans governor of California.
— Equality California (@eqca) April 23, 2021
Charlotte Clymer, a trans activist, went on a stunning rant against the “former” trans Icon.
“Caitlyn Jenner is a deeply unqualified hack who doesn’t care about anyone but herself,” tweeted Clymer. “Her views are terrible. She is a horrible candidate.”
“Caitlyn Jenner has no real support. I don’t care about her candidacy. I do care about the ways in which her asinine views will be weaponized against trans people and the ways in which transphobia will go unchecked. This is purely a vanity campaign, and it’s incredibly selfish,” added Clymer. “Caitlyn Jenner’s only real political position is doing whatever it takes to boost Caitlyn Jenner, and she doesn’t care who gets hurt along the way. I wish this didn’t need to be said, but undoubtedly it does: whatever you may think of Caitlyn Jenner–and I do NOT think kindly of her–please remember there are numerous valid critiques of her without turning to transphobia. Please think before you post. Please.”
Caitlyn Jenner has no real support. I don't care about her candidacy. I do care about the ways in which her asinine views will be weaponized against trans people and the ways in which transphobia will go unchecked.
This is purely a vanity campaign, and it's incredibly selfish.
— Charlotte Clymer 🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) April 23, 2021
Sasha Buchert, co-director of the Transgender Rights Project had probably the most logical response, saying:
“It matters to us what policies candidates support — and what their track record might be — on a full range of issues, not just trans rights and inclusion,” Buchert added. “That is the lens one should always use in evaluating any candidate, including Caitlyn Jenner.”
In her announcement of her campaign for governor Jenner had some tough words for the democrat party and its leadership of California.
“California has been my home for nearly 50 years. I came here because I knew that anyone, regardless of their background or station in life, could turn their dreams into reality,” Jenner said. “But for the past decade, we have seen the glimmer of the Golden State reduced by one-party rule that places politics over progress and special interests over people. Sacramento needs an honest leader with a clear vision.”