Major League Baseball and Commissioner Rob Manfred have been completely “hypocritical” in moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver amid a protest over Georgia’s new election law, Fox Sports Radio host and founder said. from OutKick, Clay Travis, “The Ingraham Angle” Monday.
“Give the senator credit [Marco] Rubio for calling the commissioner here, Rob Manfred, for all this ridiculous hypocrisy, “said Travis, referring to the Florida Republican’s challenge to Manfred to resign as a member of the Augusta National Golf Club, host of this weekend’s Masters Tournament. .
“I have no illusions that he intends to resign as a member of the Augusta National Golf Club,” Rubio wrote to Manfred. “To do so would require personal sacrifice, as opposed to the mark of corporate virtue brought about by moving the All Star Game to Atlanta.”
“There are still 81 home baseball games that will be played at the Atlanta Braves stadium,” Travis noted, “and the state they are reportedly moving into. [the All-Star Game] a, Colorado actually has more restrictive election laws, restrictions in its law than those that exist in Georgia. It’s all ridiculous and ridiculous absurdity and that’s what is so frustrating. “
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Travis added that there are “so few working brains in my industry” that the sports media world apparently agrees with what he called the “social justice activism” that has seeped into professional athletics.
“The state that you are in and Major League Baseball is based in, New York, is much more restrictive than Georgia,” he told guest host Pete Hegseth.
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“Delaware, Joe Biden’s home state, I don’t remember him in the last 40 years referring to Delaware’s ‘Jim Crow 2.0’ laws,” added Travis.
“These are all lies that are easily disproved if people use their brains, and my industry just fails year after year, month after month, to really see the basic facts, and I think it’s driving sports fans crazy.”