Kennedy: ‘A Special Kind Of Stupid’ To Take Punitive Action Against Georgia For Voting Bill


During Tuesday’s broadcast of FNC’s “The Story,” Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) slammed proponents of Major League Baseball’s decision to move its all-star game from Atlanta to Denver as a way to protest the Georgia Assembly’s efforts to strengthen the integrity of the state’s elections.

When asked to comment on a column written by USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, applauding MLB’s move and calling it the league’s “most important move since Jackie Robinson,” the Lousiana Republican reacted by calling such sentiments “a special kind of stupid.”

“Well, no disrespect, but that’s just a special kind of stupid,” he said. “This has nothing to do with Jackie Robinson. And it has nothing to do with race.

Here’s what this is about: The Democrats want us to have an election month.

The Republicans don’t. We want to go back to an Election Day. The Democrats oppose requiring an ID before you can vote. Republicans think we should in the interest of ballot security. Democrats want to make legal ballot harvesting. Repu… (Read more)

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