Brittney Griner is going through a very difficult time, as it progresses his trial in Russia after being arrested at Moscow airport last February on drug charges after authorities found hash oil in your luggage.
Los supports from the world of sports, politics and American society towards the WNBA star are multiple, although not everyone agrees in defending his safe return to the country. Several conservative right-wing media The United States have painted her as a villain and insist that she violated Russian law.
Grin, that pleaded guilty to drug possession chargesalthough he assured that he did not do it consciously and that “he did not want to break the law”, he hopes that the Russian authorities will be lenient with his conviction and even aspires to be part of a prisoner exchange that allows you to return to the United States.
It’s a sad story, but Griner is not the political prisoner that President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have made her out to be.
A circumstance that the aforementioned right-wing media will not be willing to make happen. The Washington Free Beaconin particular, published a rather forceful opinion piece entitled “No special treatment for Brittney Griner“.
The article in question labels Griner as “millionaire black lesbian” and insists she deserves no special treatment. “It’s a sad story, but she’s not the political prisoner that President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have made her out to be,” the piece relates.
Under no circumstances should the identity politics of the Democratic Party allow a millionaire black lesbian athlete who broke the law in a foreign country to receive preferential treatment.
“And under no circumstances should the identity politics of the Democratic Party allow a millionaire lesbian black athlete who broke the law in a foreign country to receive preferential treatment, as she is already receiving, over genuinely innocent hostages who rotted away for a long time in the United States.” foreign prisons,” he adds.
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