USA Today retroactively edited an op-ed from Stacey Abrams this month that initially endorsed corporate boycotts of Georgia over its new law on election integrity before pulling back her advocacy after boycotts were triggered.
The piece was first published on March 31, days before Major League Baseball (MLB) pulled its lucrative All-Star game worth $100 million in local revenue. Abrams’ original version of the op-ed called for corporations to pull their business from the state as an “impassioned response.”
“The impassioned response to the racist, classist bill that is now the law of Georgia is to boycott in order to achieve change,” Abrams first wrote, vilifying the law requiring identification for access to the ballot box as racist, as if the leftist idea that minorities are unable to obtain ID was not racist itself.
“Events hosted by major league baseball, world class soccer, college sports and dozens of Hollywood films hang in the balance… Until we hear clear unequivocal