Turns out Jesse Singal is a member of the evo-psycho club and so soft-pedaling Pinker's actual statements was most likely deliberate, not a matter of carelessness as I initially thought.
Here he is defending the Damore Google memo - which of course simply regurgitates all Pinker's evolutionary psychology beliefs.
Here he is attacking liberals as anti-science.
Here he is defending evolutionary psychology, quoting ultra-evo-psycho proponent Jerry Coyne.
Here are some friendly exchanges he's had with Razib Khan on Twitter. No wonder it doesn't bother Jesse Singal that Steven Pinker works with Razib Khan.
A year ago: