The Right’s Reaction to Brittney Griner is Identity Politics

Joshua Adams
ZORA
Published in
3 min readDec 9, 2022

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WNBA star Brittney Griner, jailed because she carried vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her luggage, was release yesterday. She had been imprisoned in Russia since a week before their invasion of Ukraine. Griner was released in exchange for Viktor Bout, a notorious arms dealer.

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Joshua Adams
ZORA

Joshua Adams is a writer from Chicago. UVA & USC. Assistant Professor at Columbia College Chicago. Twitter: @ProfJoshuaA