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As America-Hating Brittney Griner Heads Off To A Russian Penal Colony, A Look At What Life Will Be Like

If Griner had been caught with less than an ounce of cannabis oil in the U.S., depending upon which state she was in, she might not have even received a summons. If she had been detained, she would have undoubtedly been allowed to post bail, and in some states they would have simply released her with no bail. But in Russia, Griner was arrested last winter, thrown in a prison outside of Moscow, and she has not drawn a breath of free air since.

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?