‘This Is Suppression!’: Steele Slams GA Governor For Voting Restrictions Law

Georgia's governor has approved a restrictive new GOP voting bill after weeks of debate about how to tighten voting laws in the state. MSNBC's Ari Melber reports on the breaking news and explains the bill will drastically limit early voting and will limit drop boxes, among other restrictions. This is just one of at least 253 restrictive voting bills Republicans have introduced in 43 states since the 2020 election. Michael Steele joins, asking "do you think Black folks are just going to sit by and let you get away with this?" (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 03/25/2021.
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'This Is Suppression!': Steele Slams GA Governor For Voting Restrictions Law


    1. The bishop mentioned Coke, a company that has shown an outright racist view of white America. Coke set training for their employees to be less white. The Bishop is a scum bag.

    1. @Terrier Queen All I am saying is if a company supports a negative cause or pretends to support the popular one the turns their backs….then stop supporting those companies….as they support the Republitards….lol

    2. @Robert Macdonald No one said Coca-Cola supported any cause. They just mentioned Georgia as the HOME of Coca-Cola….

    1. @Jay M They guy got more black and latino votes than any other republican president in history, are they racist too?

    2. What about Quid Pro JOE ? and with BIG MOUTH ABRAM’S in Georgia you know there was Cheating going on LIKE A HAMMER LIKE A HAMMER WHAT CRAP only on mnsbc

    1. David Watson It is better to be violent if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence- same guy.

    2. @Ford Prefect That’s not saying what you think it’s saying, and is going over your head a bit… I mean he is throwing some serious jedi level shade there. Twist it however you want but it’s kind of an own goal there champ

    3. @Ford Prefect Yeah killing people that disagree with you is definitely the move. Not facist at all…

  1. Brian kemp !! This is ONLY TEMPORAL.

    1. @Uncle Buck The way you are mockingly approaching this, yes your approach would be racist. It does not sound like you understand that BET was created to give opportunities to Black entertainers that were shut out of the entertainment industry….much like the all white R’s wrote, passed and signed the voter suppression law in GA.

    2. @Uncle Buck It is even worse that you seem to refuse to admit the role of white ppl in your response. All of what you said was wrong for those ppl to do what they did, yes you are correct there were Black Africans who sold other Black Africans into slavery….no one is disputing that or giving them a pass. Yes slavery was a complicated period in human history….but part of working through all of this is to admit everyone’s role in it…..including the white ppl in this country who hung Black ppl even well after slavery, who used birtherism against Obama right up to this video of white R’s refusing to appeal to Black voters and instead trying to suppress voters of color. I admitted your points, will you meet me half way and admit to white racism. All white are not racist, but there are still ALOT.


    4. @Webb Super know matter what they say the left will always call them racist. They could donation money and sacrifice their lives for black people and the left will find a way to make them out to be racist.

  2. All I can say is that if it is now “illegal” to bring water to somebody standing in line to vote, I hope that the good republicans standing in line to vote suffer from heat and thirst and nobody comes to their aid as well. Gotta uphold the law, y’all!

    1. yeah im not sure the other side will suffer because of selective enforcement. like they do with every other law. there will be some excuse as to why this part of the law is only enforced at polling sites in black communities

    2. @Anonymous Anonymous folks in kentucky have a problem with selling/buying votes…..this is well-documented and folks were sent to jail……..that is where they need the law…..this is not a georgia problem.

  3. I’ll bring a tanker truck full of water for these people
    and I have a dozen friends who will do likewise – anyone else?
    the best way to stand up to this type of corruption is by non-violent social disruption
    ALSO everyone stay home from work on voting day – make it a holiday – call in sick – whatever we have to do

    1. Business owners would be truly patriotic and civic heroes if they gave their employees half day off to vote, with pay.
      Have two shifts. 8-12 and 12-5 or something. Half the staff could vote before work and the other half could leave work at 12 and vote.
      The idea of closing polls at 5pm is ludicrous!

    2. @B K
      It only takes 15 minutes to vote once you’re inside the polling station.
      More like 5 if you already know who you’re voting for and the yes/no referendum question choices you want.
      Some areas have fewer polling stations and, within those polling stations, fewer voting machines. So the lines to vote are longer than in many other wards and precincts.
      If you live in such an area and are forced to stand in line for hours just to get to the poll and spend the 15 minutes while inside, the idea that it is illegal for somebody to bring water to you is downright oppression!
      I’m not talking about one candidate having volunteers passing out bottled water with the candidate’s name on it as a form of a “reminder” of who to vote for. I mean the child of a parent waiting in a long line cannot legally bring mom, dad, aunt, uncle… whomever, a bottle of water?!
      Guess what? Michael Steele, a republican strategist, has said it correctly.
      The people WILL vote and they will vote out the oppressors!

    3. @goo guwl you pay taxes – you are automatically set up to vote
      most civilized countries have that

  4. The Republicans are doing what ever they want to do .so let’s see what the democrats are going to do

    1. According to the time article. The left changed some laws about campaign donations. Pretty sure Trump has deep pockets. Isn’t he going to use his money to make things happen?

    2. Well the thing is, the dems respect the rule of law; they’re not out there trying to repress the vote. The GOP should be ashamed of themselves. Actually, they should just roll up and go home. Shame on them. Kemp is criminal.

    1. @John Wellington there’s actually a study that was just done by the Cambridge University on the extremists minds the conservatives in particular and you’re right, according to their study they’re not very bright

    1. @Anonymous Anonymous always storming Capitols with trump jihadist supporters. Btw you forgot to overthrow democracy

    2. @Anonymous Anonymous always the divisive BS with you trolls. btw you forgot to develop analytical thinking or any sense of morality in your battle against truth and equal rights for all citizens

  5. How are the Atlanta sports teams taking this. I believe athletes are getting more and more political these days. I hope they speak out.

    1. @Jay Kay they can share whatever they want. I support that. I laugh at you sad people who need to know how “popular” people feel about an issue before forming their own opinions after doing research themselves on the topics at hand and deciding for themselves how to act, feel, vote, dress, talk etc…
      It truly is pathetic. But I support people’s freedom to grift others feelings, talking points, attire and so on. Peace.

    2. @Steven Davis what court looked at any evidence or listened to even one of the thousands of citizens who gave notarized sworn affidavits under the penalty of perjury before they threw it out? Is that justice? If your house was robbed, your neighbor witnessed it, a different neighbor witnessed and recorded it, both gave norarized sworn affidavits and a crooked judge refused to even view the video or listen to either statement did your house really get robbed then? There is no report. Does that mean it never took place?

    3. @The Conscientious Perfecter the law will make it so that you must live in the state and that you have a state Id to vote. How is that voter Suppression?

    1. @D Guerrero of what? You? No. Like I said before to imply that just bc you are a certain demographic or ethnic group that you must vote Democrat is racist in itself. I am a Latino and no I won’t vote Democrat. So no I am not scared. Sorry I am not going to be told what or how to vote by you or anyone else. Nor will I be lumped into something bc of my ethnicity.

  6. And I guess the state can put in their own electors talk about stealing a vote this is going to backfire a big time

  7. This is disgusting. It’s time to BOYCOTT Coca-Cola & ALL of the Atlanta based mega corporations standing by while their largest consumers are so blatantly disenfranchised!🤬

  8. Michael Steele! He nailed it. This gives so much momentum to everyone who is fighting for the right to vote.

  9. “VOTE THEM OUT VOTE THEM OUT” this should be the chant of the suppressed. How can they be so blatant in the USA?! 🤯

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