Sunday, December 11, 2022

Hypocrisy, A Family Attribute


It should not escape notice how often Republicans slam the Viktor Bout for Britney Griner deal as one for a "celebrity" without ever labeling Griner "a star basketball player." It's almost as if there is a certain genus of voter which believes that athletes- though not celebrities- deserve the consideration other people do not. Condemning the transaction, here Donald Trump Jr. says "in America, as a female celebrity, minority, lesbian she probably felt she could be above the law.
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Probably not anywhere would she believe that. However, the glaring problem with statements from son Trump and father Trump are their profession of love for Paul Whelan, the ex-Marine still in Russian custody. 


That tweet will be filed under "things I wish I had said but didn't." 



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