All eyes are once again on the Peach State, as Georgia reenters the electoral controversy.
During the 2020 election Georgia turned blue, sending their electoral votes to Washington DC to elect Joe Biden. This is the first time that a Democrat had won these votes since the 1990’s, and it turned some political narratives on their head overnight.
Now, after Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a controversial voter ID law just days ago, the state is once again coming under criticism. Boycotts have ensued as well, with the Atlanta Braves losing the 2021 MLB All Star Game on account of it.
President Joe Biden, speaking on the subject of the Georgia boycott, shot an ugly insult at Peach State politicians.
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President Biden said that Georgia needs to “smarten up” to avoid businesses leaving the state over its new voting legislation.
“It is reassuring to see that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up about how these new Jim Crow laws that are just antithetical to who we are,” the president told reporters Tuesday.
“There’s another side to it too. When they in fact move out of Georgia, people who need help most, people who are making hourly wages, sometimes get hurt the most,” Biden said.
Then came the low blow.
He said he supports however businesses decide to protest the law. “I think it’s a very tough decision for a corporation to make or group to make, I respect them when they make that judgment, I support whatever judgment they make. The best way to deal with this is for Georgia and other states to smarten up. Stop it, stop it,” he said.
So much for the “healing” and the “unity”, huh?
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