Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp took a swing at Major League Baseball Saturday for moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to the state’s contentious new voting law, calling it a “cancel culture” move that reflected the league bowing to a left-wing narrative.
“We shouldn’t apologize for making it easier to vote and hard to cheat,” the Republican governor said at a press conference in Georgia’s Capitol. If the controversial law made voting harder, he said, “then maybe there’s an argument for boycotts and moving All-Star Games. But that’s not what happened.”
He suggested Major League Baseball should move its headquarters out of Manhattan, maintaining that Georgia’s voting laws are less restrictive than New York’s.
The losers in this controversy will be the workers at various Atlanta businesses that would have earned money while the multi-day festivities took place, Kemp said. He claimed Major League Baseball “ignored the consequences of their decision on our local community” and put