Why would Biden do this crazy thing?

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Swapping an entitled pot-head for one of the most dangerous criminal arms dealers in the world sends every kind of wrong message. To the criminal who should learn from her mistakes and suffer the consequences she knows that the fame spotlight works; to international criminals and governments who now know they have leverage with the Biden administration; to enemy governments who can see how little value we place on international criminals; and to every legitimate US spy or soldier who is rotting in a gulag and just saw their chance of a spy-swap go up in smoke.

Paul Whelan told CNN in a phone call Thursday that he was happy Griner was free, but said he was “greatly disappointed that more has not been done to secure my release, especially as the four-year anniversary of my arrest is coming up.”