There is almost no denying that the corporate world here in the United States is doing everything that they can to be on the right side of American politics…after all, that’s just one way in which they can advertise their value to the world and thusly sell more products.
But in the case of Georgia’s new voter ID law, these corporate captains are taking a stand that some have felt was ill-advised. This includes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who lashed out on the subject.
Mitch McConnell is putting Big Business on notice: There will be “serious consequences” if corporate America continues acting like “a woke parallel government.”
The broadside from the Senate minority leader, who has aligned himself with the business community for decades, is just the latest sign of a fraying alliance between big companies and the Republican Party. In the wake of the cancellation of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Georgia over new election laws there, McConnell (R-Ky.) flashed frustration that companies appear to be taking direction from Democratic complaints about the law.
“Our private sector must stop taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex. Americans do not need or want big business to amplify disinformation or react to every manufactured controversy with frantic left-wing signaling,” McConnell said in a lengthy statement on Monday. “Corporations will invite serious consequences if they become a vehicle for far-left mobs to hijack our country from outside the constitutional order.”