McConnell Calls CEO Pushback Against Georgia Election Integrity Law ‘Stupid’Epoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

In a fresh scathing critique of corporate political activism, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that it’s foolish for business leaders to denounce Georgia’s new election integrity law, whose critics claim imposes unfair barriers to voting and whose proponents say make elections more secure. “It’s quite stupid to jump in the middle of a highly controversial issue,” he told reporters at a press conference in his home state of Kentucky, referring to the heated debate around SB 202, or the Election Integrity Act of 2021 (pdf), which Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed into law, drawing praise from election integrity advocates but criticism from those who believe the bill’s measures amount to “voter suppression.” “Republicans drink Coca-Cola too, and we fly and we like baseball,” he said. “It’s irritating one hell of a lot of Republican fans,” McConnell said, presumably referring to Delta Air Lines and Major League Baseball, …Read More

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