Sen. Rand Paul called on Republicans to boycott Coca-Cola after the company slammed Georgia’s new election integrity law.
“If they want to boycott us, why don’t we boycott them?” Paul asked on Fox News Monday. “This is the only thing that will teach them a lesson. If Coca-Cola wants to only operate in Democrat states and have only Democrats drink Coca-Cola, God love ’em. We’ll see how well they do when half the country quits drinking Coca-Cola.”
Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey slammed Georgia’s law (which requires an ID to apply for an absentee ballot, limits the number of absentee ballot drop boxes, and revises times for advance voting, among other changes) as “unacceptable.” Coca-Cola is headquartered in Atlanta.
“Let me be crystal clear and unequivocal: This legislation is unacceptable, it is a step backward, and it does not promote principles we have stood for in Georgia around broad access to voting, around voter convenience,