As perhaps the world's most high-profile transgendered person, Caitlyn Jenner is an icon among leftists -- until they find out Jenner is Republican.
Twitchy has collected a raft of Twitter hate spewed at Jenner from the self-proclaimed tolerant left in the wake of her qualified support for Republican candidate Ted Cruz.
In a recent interview for The Advocate, Jenner said this about the Senator:
I like Ted Cruz,” she declares. “I think he’s very conservative and a great constitutionalist and a very articulate man. I haven’t endorsed him or anything like that. But I also think, he’s an evangelical Christian, and probably one of the worst ones when it comes to trans issues.”
“I get it. The Democrats are better when it comes to these types of social issues. I understand that.” So why support Republicans? “Number 1, if we don’t have a country, we don’t have trans issues. We need jobs. We need a vibrant economy. I want every trans person to have a job. With $19 trillion in debt and it keeps going up, we’re spending money we don’t have. Eventually, it’s going to end. And I don’t want to see that. Socialism did not build this country. Capitalism did. Free enterprise. The people built it. And they need to be given the opportunity to build it back up.”
Jenner reveals she met Cruz prior to her transition, more than a year ago, “and he was very nice.”
Let the Twitter hate begin [language alert, of course]:
And on and on, the left exposing its vile intolerance.
￼￼Photograph by Sebastian Kim for TIME
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