MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell lashed out at the Los Angeles Times for daring to cover Caitlyn Jenner’s run for California governor, which is kind of the job of a California based newspaper but what do we know:

First up, the article is not based on Jenner’s interview with Fox News as O’Donnell insinuated above. The paper interviewed Jenner on Thursday and published it today:

And did he even read the article? The first three paragraphs trash Jenner, the third being the most damning where the paper asked Jenner about a charity LPGA tournament she played in despite saying trans women shouldn’t compete in women’s sports because of their inherent biological advantage. Jenner’s handler ended the interview at that point:

During her first major television interview — an on-air embrace on the Fox News “Hannity” show Wednesday — Jenner lamented that a friend is leaving California because he hates seeing “the homeless” when he walks down the street. She was interviewed in her private airplane hangar. The friend has one, too. But he’s packing it up for a move to Sedona, Ariz.

When asked by TMZ on Sunday whether trans girls should be allowed to compete in sports, the 71-year-old said “it just isn’t fair. And we have to protect girls’ sports in our schools.” Yet the transgender Olympic athlete has competed in women’s golf tournaments, in particular the LPGA Tour‘s ANA Inspiration tournament in Rancho Mirage.

Jenner did not respond when asked about the LPGA tournament during an interview with The Times on Thursday. A campaign aide ended the interview and later responded to a follow-up question sent by email: “Caitlyn was playing in a charity tournament with LPGA pros where everyone was playing from the same tee. It’s disappointing some want to use a charity event in a political way.”

O’Donnell also left out the interview Jenner gave to CNN for some reason:

Does O’Donnell think this is fluff or positive coverage?

In other words, local journalism was doing what local journalism is supposed to do:

And, once again, O’Donnell exposed himself as the hack he is.

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