There are some who think Venus Williams should not have played the Dubai tennis tournament where an Israeli player was banned, but we at the ShadowLands think she deserves major credit for having the balls to speak out.
This is much more than can be said for the nation of Sweden.
For any Swedish readers of this blog, gather as many friends as you can around the computer. Chopper has an important but Not Safe For Work community service announcement.
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