MLB cancels all star game kills small business

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp blasted Major League Baseball after its commissioner, Rob Manfred Jr., pulled the All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to the state’s passage of a voting rights law on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”

Georgia’s Republican majority passed a law this week which President Biden notably called “Jim Crow on steroids”, that prohibits electioneering within several dozen feet of a poll, requires identification to register for an absentee ballot and expands weekend early voting.

“I have decided that the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport is by relocating this year’s All-Star Game,” Manfred said Friday.

Kemp fired back at Manfred’s decision, pointing out that MLB is based in New York — a state he said still has “stricter” voting laws than Georgia.

“It’s so hypocritical… Major League Baseball’s headquartered in New York, Delta [Airlines] is flying in New York. I’m sure Coca-Cola sells a lot of product in New York. When you look at New York’s voting laws, you have to have an excuse to vote absentee by-mail in New York. You do not in Georgia,” Kemp said.

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