Joe Biden and the rest of the Democrat Party got some bad news.
It came right after they thought he celebrated a major victory.
And Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game decision just blew up in the face of one top Democrat.
Failed 2018 Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams spent weeks leading the Democrat lies about Georgia’s election integrity bill.
The fight culminated when Joe Biden urged baseball to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta by lying about the law.
Biden claimed the law was “Jim Crow on steroids” and falsely claimed the law ended voting hours at 5 p.m.—it kept polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day and gave counties the option to extend voting hours to 7 p.m. in the 17 days of early voting—and by lying about making it a criminal offense to give voters food and water as they waited in line.
That is a falsehood.
The law allows poll workers to pass out food and water, allows third parties to deliver food and water more than 150 feet away from the polling location, and allows voters to bring their own food and water.
But Major League Baseball bought into the lies and yanked the All-Star Game out of Atlanta, depriving the city of a $100-million-dollar windfall.
Stacey Abrams began to panic as she wants to run for governor in 2022 and destroying the economic viability of a state by encouraging corporate boycotts is a losing campaign platform.
So after playing with fire and getting burned, Abrams tried to walk the line by applauding baseball, but urging companies not to boycott Georgia.
“I am disappointed that the MLB is relocating the All-Star game; however I commend the players, owners and League commissioner for speaking out. I urge others in positions of leadership to do so as well. As I have stated, I respect boycotts, although I don’t want to see Georgia families hurt by lost events and jobs. Georgians targeted by voter suppression will be hurt as opportunities go to other states. We should not abandon the victims of GOP malice and lies — we must stand together,” Abrams wrote.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp had the facts on his side and went on offense blasting baseball for folding in the face of cancel culture on the basis of falsehoods.
“As @MLB caves to the lies of the woke left, the public should know how Georgia’s voting laws stack up against New York’s – where Major League Baseball is headquartered,” Kemp wrote.
Kemp noted that Georgia’s law created up to 17 days of early voting whereas Democrat-run New York—where Major League Baseball has its headquarters – only allows 10 days of early voting.
In New York, there are only 10 days of early voting. Under the Election Integrity Act, Georgia now has 17 mandatory days of early voting, with the option for two additional Sundays.
“@MLB’s decision is not about access to voting. It’s about a lack of courage to stand up to the lies of a radical mob hellbent on distorting the truth for political gain,” Kemp added.
Kemp ripped baseball’s cowardice and placed blame for the boycott and lost revenue on Abrams and Biden while declaring that he would not back down to cancel culture and would instead fight for the state.
“If @MLB is worried about access to the ballot box, they should check their own backyard. They may be afraid of Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams, but I’m not,” Kemp concluded.
Abrams wants to run for governor again in 2022 after spending the last four years spreading The Big Lie that she actually she won the 2018 election despite losing by about 50,000 votes to Kemp.
But Kemp elevating Abrams to be the face of the economic boycott of Georgia could cripple her expected 2022 bid for governor of Georgia.
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