Stacey Abrams undercuts Biden, asks ‘friends across country’ not to boycott Ga.

Stacey Abrams undercuts Biden, asks ‘friends across country’ not to boycott Ga.
Stacey Abrams (Image: Yahoo! News video screen grab)

[Ed. – How many of those ‘most likely to be hurt by potential boycotts of Georgia’ will make Biden and the Dems pay at the ballot box next year?]

… If there’s any Democrat with more sway than President Joe over how corporate America behaves in GA, it’s Abrams, the rising star whose turnout machine delivered three shocking Democratic victories last year and who’s become the most visible voting-rights advocate in the country.

“I understand the passion of those calling for boycotts of Georgia following the passage of SB 202,” said Abrams, who founded the voting rights organization Fair Fight Action in 2018. “Boycotts have been an important tool throughout our history to achieve social change. But here’s the thing: Black, Latino, AAPI and Native American voters, whose votes are the most suppressed under HB 202, are also the most likely to be hurt by potential boycotts of Georgia.”

“To our friends across the country, please do not boycott us,” Abrams continued. “And to my fellow Georgians, stay and fight, stay and vote.”

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