Will Rob Manfred apologize to the state of Georgia and its citizens? The commissioner of Major League Baseball announced Thursday that the annual All-Star Game will be held in Atlanta in 2025, two years after he moved the game from the city because of a controversial election law.
What’s changed? Not the bulk of the law, the Election Integrity Act of 2021, which tightened up vote-by-mail and voter ID rules. Mr. Manfred at the time bowed to Democratic Party and media distortions about the law, which President Biden infamously called “Jim Crow 2.0.” Stacey Abrams, who had lost to Gov. Brian Kemp in 2018 but had refused in Donald Trump fashion to accept the result, also played the race card.
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