He said: “I have decided that the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport is by relocating this year’s All-Star Game and MLB draft. Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box.”
Baseball is already losing tremendous numbers of fans, and now they leave Atlanta with their All-Star Game because… https://t.co/9HE4oAPGbq
Trump said: “Now they leave Atlanta with their All-Star Game because they are afraid of the Radical Left Democrats who do not want voter ID, which is desperately needed, to have anything to do with our elections.
“Boycott baseball and all of the woke companies that are interfering with Free and Fair Elections. Are you listening Coke, Delta and all!”
The comments come despite Trump previously decrying ‘cancel culture’ – a term which Dictionary.com refers to as “withdrawing support for … companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive”.
“The far left wants to co-erce you into saying what you know to be false, and scare you out of saying what you know to be true.”
Just one month prior, the politician said during a speech at South Dakota that ‘cancel culture’ is “driving people from their jobs”.
“[It’s] shaming dissenters, and demanding total submission from anyone who disagrees. This is the very definition of totalitarianism, and it is completely alien to our culture and our values, and it has absolutely no place in the United States of America.
“This attack on our liberty, our magnificent liberty, must be stopped, and it will be stopped very quickly,” he said.