People Shame Themselves Complaining About Griner
We bring people home
Seriously, this is how it is done. International relations are tricky. Prisoner swaps are delicate. Putin is a spy and a thug who has his own agenda, and there is a good reason why domestic politics used to stop at the water’s edge: because you can accomplish much more in diplomacy behind closed doors. You need allies, leverage, compromise, and a united front.
Yes, there are some unfortunate realities about the swap. We did not free any of the other Americans held in Russia. An arms…