Political opportunism overrides everything else for the GOP. As for western Europe’s backbone…
And I’ve confused the two words, a lot lately.
The deteriorating human rights situation in Russia, specifically including gay and trans rights, played a role.
Join the boycott of Russian vodka over that country’s brutal, violent crackdown on gay and trans people.
“Oh snowden, why did you seek aslym in a country run by an actual cartoon villain.”
For the children, of course. Though I think it’s more for the adults who pine for the old communist dictators.