'Great humanitarian' Caitlyn Jenner blasted for complaining homeless people are forcing private plane owners to move
Caitlyn Jenner's interview on Fox News' "Hannity" was so damaging she's getting decimated for her remarks on transgender girls in sports, "forest management," taking credit for California Governor Gavin Newsom loosening COVID restrictions, and for claiming there is absolutely nothing President Joe Biden has done for American workers.
But the one segment of her interview with host Sean Hannity that's getting the most attention is her comments about people living in California who are experiencing homelessness.
For those who haven't yet heard, Jenner is running as a Republican to unseat Governor Newsom, a Democrat, in California's recall election later this year.
She's made many missteps but Wednesday night's remarks were the worst to date.
Here's how she described the issue of Californians experiencing homelessness, after 15 months of a global pandemic that has hit people in the Golden State especially hard.
"My friends are leaving California," she told Hannity. "Actually, you know what, [at] my hangar, the guy right across, he was packing up his hangar and I said, 'where are you going?' And he says, 'I'm moving to Sedona, Arizona, I can't take it anymore. I can't walk down the streets and see the homeless.'"
"I don't want to leave," Jenner added. "Either I stay and fight, or I get out of here."
Caitlyn Jenner to Hannity: "My friends are leaving California. My hangar, the guy right across, he was packing up h… https://t.co/g4AlqHWTyz— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1620264045.0
What Jenner is saying is she wants to fight people who are homeless. She's not saying she wants to make the lives of all people in California better, including those who are experiencing homelessness. She's not saying she has a way to get more people more jobs, improve California's economy so there's a good-paying job for everyone, and people who are without homes and jobs can be taken care of or go back to work so they can care for themselves and their families.
No, Jenner is going to fight people who are homeless and if she can't get rid of them, she's going to give up and "get out of here."
Because that's leadership?
Here's how people are responding:
All of my friends are packing up their personal airplane hangers and moving because they have to see the poors! https://t.co/y86Gcf7QMR— Joe Kassabian (@Joe Kassabian)1620269254.0
You can’t stand homeless people, so you pack up your $10 million hangar and fly your private plane to another state… https://t.co/mEg1WAC2wk— Travis Akers (@Travis Akers)1620269216.0
Treating homelessness as an inconvenience walking down the street rather than focusing on remedies to actually help… https://t.co/N2aDTIELtc— Dylan Haines (@Dylan Haines)1620270047.0
love to pack up my plane hangar because other people are experience poverty https://t.co/51joQpfjmk— Nathalie Baptiste (@Nathalie Baptiste)1620264722.0
When you lost the private airplane hanger crowd... https://t.co/PkLPXZ7VwA— Kathy Griffin (@Kathy Griffin)1620269792.0
My hangar! https://t.co/dKznFpRTYG— Ben Collins (@Ben Collins)1620269339.0
Discussions with your airline hangar neighbors are very relatable to the average voter https://t.co/m4HOLV94Df— Ken Tremendous (@Ken Tremendous)1620269918.0
Exactly, Caitlyn. Private jet owners are the victims. Because they are subjected to the specter of homelessness thr… https://t.co/SwZmRFdHcV— Bradley Whitford (@Bradley Whitford)1620270271.0
Clearly she's a natural politician with razor-keen instincts for how to relate to the common folk https://t.co/tq9sSWWBSz— Paul Waldman (@Paul Waldman)1620270157.0
The ‘we are the party of the working class now’ candidate has thoughts https://t.co/VydcP2iZk6— Lee (@Lee)1620269453.0
Caitlyn's betting big on the plane owning demographic. https://t.co/bZdXygPjIk— S.A. Vance (@S.A. Vance)1620269179.0