What’s good for Coke is not good for others.
By Jim Hoft | 3 April 2021
“After having time to now fully understand all that is in the bill, coupled with discussions with leaders and employees in the Black community, it’s evident that the bill includes provisions that will make it harder for many underrepresented voters, particularly Black voters, to exercise their constitutional right to elect their representatives. That is wrong,” CEO Ed Bastian said in a memo sent to all Delta employees worldwide. His first statement praised aspects of the new law, and said it “improved considerably during the legislative process.”
Hours later, Coca-Cola’s CEO joined Delta’s in condemning the legislation, calling it a “step backwards” in an interview with CNBC. […]