You're right, they should stop flying to Georgia. I won't let the perfect be the enemy of the good, but yes, I agree with you on that. On your other point, anti-democratic is different from anti-Democratic. The electoral college is anti-democratic. Russian disinformation campaigns are overwhelmingly anti-Democratic.
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Hi. I've flown on Southwest almost exclusively for more than 20 years and have never poisted to a forum like this one. I have always thought Southwest's focus on people, both customers and employees, is real and sets it apart from opther airlines and other corporations. The claim that Southwest "connects people and champions communities" is evident from the time you get an email notice about a fare sale right through having to change your itinerary straight through any numbner of takeoffs and landings until you arrive home at the end of a trip. So having appreciated the stand that Delta and American have taken against voter suppression laws, denouncing the law tha passed in the Georgia state legilature and the bill that is moving through the Texas legislature now, I scoured Southwest's website - announcements, corporate citizenship pages, etc. So far I don't see that Southwest has taken a public stand against these anti-democratic laws that are designed to make it more difficult for many people, especially people in communities of color and poorer communities to exercise their right to vote. Any excuse made for these laws, statements that they are necessary to prevent rampant or growing voter fraud, are based on innuendo, not evidence. It should be as easy as possible for ALL citizens to vote. I hope to see Southwest take a very public stand on voting rights in alignment with its corporate values. Southwest Airlines can influence whether these laws are passed in Texans and other states and should do everything in its power to prevent them from passing. assing.
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