Tucker Carlson Knocks Out UK Coke CEO For Trying To ‘Control Our Democracy’

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Tucker Carlson has hit British Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey after the soft drink chef publicly spoken out against Georgia’s new voting bill following mounting pressure from activists.

“Let me be crystal clear and unambiguous: this legislation is unacceptable,” Quincey said in an interview with CNBC this week.

“It is a step backwards and it does not promote principles that we have advocated in Georgia about broad access to votes, about voter convenience, about ensuring electoral integrity. And this is – this, frankly, is just a step back. ‘

London-based Quincey joins a growing list of companies, including Delta and the MLB, that have publicly condemned the state’s controversial new bill, which critics say will unfairly limit the right to vote and the influence of black voters. will limit.

James Quincey, CEO of British Coca Cola, has been criticized for coloring the controversy surrounding Georgia's new electoral laws.

James Quincey, CEO of British Coca Cola, has been criticized for coloring the controversy surrounding Georgia’s new electoral laws.

His comments were rejected Friday by both Carlson and social media users who criticized the British-born businessman for interfering in US politics.

“ It’s not clear how long the CEO of Coca-Cola has been in this country, but to reiterate, just because you run a soft drink company doesn’t mean you take control of our democracy, ” Carlson wrote in an op-ed on Fox

“So Coca-Cola is very, very concerned about black people, which makes you wonder, since we’re on the subject, how many black people have died from diabetes caused by Coca-Cola products in the last hundred years?” he continued.

‘We don’t have those numbers. Someone should know. We bet it’s way more than the Minneapolis police ever killed. ‘

Quincey joined Coca-Cola in 1996 and was mainly based in Europe until he became CEO in December 2016.

@CocaCola James Quincey I think you should shut up. You should go back to the UK. We stopped listening to people like you and your country in 1776. user @lcplvaughan tweeted.

“Coca-Cola’s CEO, James Quincey, isn’t even a US citizen, but he’s trying to tell the state of Georgia what kind of laws it can and can’t have while doing business in China.” Deport James Quincey. @PALE_Primate said.

Earlier on Friday, Governor Kemp appeared on Fox News to “ cancel culture ” in an interview with Tucker Carlson after MLB decided to host the event.

“This is unbelievable, I mean really unhappy today that Major League Baseball has folded and succumbed to the cancellation culture and a lot of liberal lies, frankly,” Kemp said.

What is even more sad is that President of the United States Joe Biden, and people like Stacey Abrams, are calling election integrity law Jim Crow. This is what is happening. ‘

He continued, “Now you have a lot of small business owners, a lot of great baseball fans, myself included, who are being denied the All-Star Game in Atlanta because of the cancellation culture.”

Kemp appeared on Fox News Friday to blow 'culture cancellation' in an interview with Tucker Carlson after MLB decided to withdraw from his state

Kemp appeared on Fox News Friday to blow 'culture cancellation' in an interview with Tucker Carlson after MLB decided to withdraw from his state

Kemp appeared on Fox News Friday to blow ‘culture cancellation’ in an interview with Tucker Carlson after MLB decided to withdraw from his state

“I think it’s a message to all of us, all over the country that is home tonight, they are coming after you. You know, they will come after your ball game. They’re going to boycott your business. ‘

Delta Airlines and Coca-Cola also expressed their ‘crystal clear’ opposition to the new law earlier this week.

It’s so hypocritical. It’s like Major League Baseball is headquartered in New York. Delta flies into New York. I’m sure Coca-Cola sells a lot of products in New York, ”Kemp said, overturning New York’s voting laws, which he says are more restrictive.

Delta Airlines and Coca-Cola also expressed their ‘crystal clear’ opposition to the new law earlier this week.

It’s so hypocritical. It’s like Major League Baseball is headquartered in New York. Delta flies into New York. I’m sure Coca-Cola sells a lot of products in New York, ”Kemp said, overturning New York’s voting laws, which he says are more restrictive.

“If you look at New York voting laws, you need an excuse to vote absent by mail in New York. You don’t need to be in Georgia. If you want to vote here absent, you can. ‘

Kemp claimed Georgia can vote early in person for 17 days before the election, while New York has 10.

“I think we should boycott them, you know, because they have their headquarters in New York, because that law is stricter than ours,” Kemp said. “I mean, this is all ridiculous.”