Angry Republicans Push Ban On Coke

Republicans upset about backlash to their racist voter laws are now pushing a ban on Coca-Cola.

“Georgia House Speaker David Ralston (R) told local reporters last week that he’d cracked open a Pepsi at a closed-door caucus meeting. The Republican said it was “not that bad, actually,” before adding, “I drank it ’til it got warm.”

At first blush, this probably doesn’t seem especially notable, except the geography matters: in Atlanta, home to Coca-Cola, politicians don’t generally go around bragging about the beverage giant’s principal rival.” [READ MORE]