Caitlyn Jenner, the former winner of the Olympic men’s decathlon who became a woman at 65 years old, is running for governor of California, and on Tuesday released her first campaign video ad.
The video, titled the “American Dream,” blames politicians for the state’s precipitous decline.
The ad opens with Jenner walking through what looks like her home as a narrator says the “famed Olympic gold medalist” is now running for governor. Jenner is seen opening a cabinet to reveal a gold medal.
“California was once the envy of the world. We have what everyone else wanted. The American Dream grew up here,” Jenner says. Then the ad shows homeless people and burned down buildings.
“Yet career politicians and their policies have destroyed that dream,” Jenner says. “It’s been locked away, closed, shuttered, left in the dark, burned down. The government is now involved in every part of our lives. They’ve taken our money, our jobs, and our freedom.”
Jenner continues, saying, “California needs