He also says its more traditional news coverage calls out the Trump administration's missteps while giving "him credit where there's credit" due.
"The women seemingly failed primarily due to struggles with upper-body strength," embedded reporter Dan Lamothe wrote. "In one example, they both struggled to climb a 20-foot rope required twice. One Marine made it all the way up it once, but could not do it again. The other woman — and a couple [of] men — were unable to make it up the rope one time."