senator Ted Cruise The NBA is being criticized — and the WTA is greatly appreciated — because the two sports leagues have clear differences in the way they deal with human rights violations in China.
“I will tell you one thing now,” Cruz said. “The Women’s Tennis Association has a bigger ball than the NBA. I hope to see courage contagious and more people stand up.”
Cruz made a comment while discussing the disappearance of the star tennis player Peng Shuai In an interview with the “Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show” on Thursday… as the nation’s top athletes and organizations said Request proof Star tennis is okay.
“The Women’s Tennis Association has shown extraordinary courage and appealed to the Chinese Communist government. They demanded the release of Peng Shuai and set her free. They have put the money on their lips.”
Cruz continues to talk about WTA Cancel all activities in China … He estimated that this might cost them “several millions or hundreds of millions of dollars.”
That was when the senator unloaded on the National Basketball Association.
“The NBA kneels down in front of the communist dictator. You have people like this LeBron James Defend the communist dictator who engaged in murder and torture and managed concentration camps. “
Of course, Cruz was referring to the controversy caused by the Rockets general manager at the time. Daryl Morey Support the protesters on Twitter In Hong Kong in 2019.
China is angry… Cruz believes that the NBA has succumbed to China and put cash above human rights. Since Morey’s comments, James has been criticized for failing to highlight China’s serious problems.
As for Peng… She recently accused a powerful Chinese politician of sexually abusing her a few years ago.Soon after the allegations were made on social media, the post was deleted and Handsome seems to disappear.
In recent weeks, many people have accused China of trying to quell worries…seems to be trotting Peng In front of the camera To prove that she is not in danger.
A sort of Peng’s statement Was also released…even though many people think this article is very suspicious.
In the end, Cruz said he was grateful to WTA…and added that he would like to see more people do this.
“I hope to see courage contagious and more people stand up.”