Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Monday known as Democrat Stacey Abrams the “biggest flip flop since John Kerry” over her latest statements asking folks to not boycott the state over its new voter legal guidelines. Abrams has been vital of the brand new regulation, which opponents declare makes it harder for people, notably black voters, to train their constitutional proper to vote. However, simply earlier than Major League Baseball’s resolution on Friday to tug its All-Star Game out of Atlanta, which can reportedly price the realm $100 million in tourism income, she requested that folks not boycott the Peach State. “Black, Latino, AAPI and Native American voters that are the most suppressed over [the new law] are the most likely to be hurt by potential boycotts of Georgia. To our friends, please do not boycott us. To my fellow Georgians, stay and fight, stay and vote,” Abrams stated in a video on Wednesday. Kemp, a Republican who defeated Abrams within the state’s 2018 gubernatorial election, claimed she is “profiting millions off of this” politicking throughout an look on Fox News’ The Story. “People need to follow the money and see why they’re doing this and so effective and, quite honestly why they’re working so hard at this. It has nothing to do with the merits of the bill. It’s political pressure from a minority group of people, the cancel culture. They’re shaking people down for a long time,” he stated. “You know, that is the biggest flip-flop since John Kerry I have ever seen,” he later added, referencing the 2004 presidential nominee who was accused of “flip flopping” on quite a lot of main points through the marketing campaign. “For someone that has been pressuring these corporations, pressuring Major League Baseball to now come out after the fact and say don’t boycott? People are getting screwed in this.” On Friday, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred stated in a press release that after “thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and The Players Alliance” he had determined that the “best way to demonstrate our values as a sport is by relocating this year’s All-Star Game and MLB Draft.” Manfred stated MLB “fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box.” Kemp stated Manfred “doesn’t know what the hell he’s talking about” by way of the alleged racism and inequities of the brand new regulation. “You know, they’re referencing no specific points in the legislation. I’m glad to talk through any of those [CEO’s], by the way. You know, it’s the biggest lie that has been out there,” Kemp stated. “Obviously [MLB] didn’t care what was said because they folded to the pressure,” he added. President Biden’s handlers couldn’t even get him a observe card that informed him what this invoice did. Somebody is mendacity to you. It’s not me. You can learn the invoice and show that out.” Proponents of the regulation deny accusations that it goals to suppress votes, stating that the laws doesn’t place new limits on election day voting hours and makes the state’s elections safer with out limiting voter entry. They have additionally argued that different states, together with Biden’s native Delaware, have extra restrictive voting regimes.