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Pink Floyd Front Man Roger Waters Has Been Political For Years, But Now He’s A Pariah For Doing The Unthinkable

But ultimately, Roger Waters should just be quiet on politics. You want to lecture us in your song lyrics, that’s one thing. But just because you’ve been blessed with immense talent doesn’t mean we care about your politics. Even if we happen to agree with Roger Waters this time around, we should be consistent in rejecting the very idea of rock stars and other celebrities standing in their pulpits to preach their politics to us.

Guilty! America-Hating Brittney Griner Convicted By Russian Court, Handed Severe Sentence

Ultimately, as mentioned, Griner has become little more than a political pawn in a high-stakes game of chess. The Biden Administration has been highly critical of Vladimir Putin’s Russia and his decision to go to war with Ukraine. The U.S. has subsequently engaged in aiding the Ukrainians and applying stiff, economic sanctions on Russia. The relationship between Russia and the U.S. is at its worst point in over thirty years, which is a bad time to get caught smuggling weed into Moscow.

Do You Miss America Yet? What Life Behind Bars In Russia Is Like For America-Hating Brittney Griner

Unfortunately for Brittney Griner, there’s not much Biden or anyone else in the U.S. can do. Russia is a sovereign country with their own criminal justice system, and Griner broke their laws. That’s it. They don’t make exceptions just because your famous, or because of your skin color or sexual preferences. That’s not how it works. Which again brings us our dilemma: Should we feel sorry for Griner and support calls for Biden or others to do something to bring her home?