After being pressured by leftist activists, Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian condemned the newly signed Georgia election law that mandates voter identification for absentee ballots, among other provisions.
“Since the bill’s inception, Delta joined other major Atlanta corporations to work closely with elected officials from both parties, to try and remove some of the most egregious measures from the bill,” Bastian said. “We had some success in eliminating the most suppressive tactics that some had proposed. However, I need to make it crystal clear that the final bill is unacceptable and does not match Delta’s values. The right to vote is sacred. It is fundamental to our democracy and those rights not only need to be protected, but easily facilitated in a safe and secure manner.”
The law makes voting in Georgia one of the most expansive and permissive regimes in the nation, with opportunities to vote at least four weeks before election day and mail-in balloting for huge