Appearing with Fox News host Martha MacCallum on Monday, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul called for the public to boycott major league baseball (MLB) after MLB decided to relocate its All-Star Game out of Georgia because of a voting bill passed by the state.
Asked by MacCallum about boycotting MLB in response, Paul answered, “They started it. Major League Baseball wants to boycott the whole state of Georgia, including Atlanta. They’ve already gotten rid of the All-Star Game and the draft, and they’re doing it because they don’t like a Republican law — a law that actually expands voting; it doesn’t contract voting. Georgia now has more early voting than New York has. It’s kind of ridiculous; even the facts don’t meet what they’re trying to do.”
“But my point is, yeah, they want to boycott us, why don’t we boycott them,” Paul continued, segueing to companies with headquarters in Atlanta and slammed the voting bill. This is the only thing that