"With me everything turns into mathematics."
"It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."
"It is truth very certain that, when it is not in one's power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is more probable." -- Rene Descartes
[emphasis added by bubba to establish the timeline prior to the trial]In November 2009 Manning wrote to a gender counselor in the United States, said she felt female, and discussed having sex reassignment surgery. The counselor told Steve Fishman of New York Magazine in 2011 that it was clear Manning was in crisis, partly because of her gender concerns, but also because she was opposed to the kind of war in which she found herself involved.
How Bradley Manning Became One of the Most Unusual Revolutionaries in American History -- New York Magazine
Chelsea Manning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
per wiki [bubba's emphasis to show the date of chelsea manning's arrest - which preceded the trial and followed contact with the gender counselor]Manning was arrested on May 27, 2010 ...
proving that somebody knew about her transgender issues prior to her trial
and thus proving your statement to be wrong
Like the saying goes, don't do the crime if you can't do the time. She'll be a little more than a middle aged when she gets out, and I've seen some TGs that looked lovely at Club ICON performing standup gigs, not too bad. Maybe nothing posh like Vegas but not too bad.