Skip to content

It’s Jim Crow 2.0, gone to a crazy extreme!
Palast reports from the frontlines of the Georgia Primary Election

[May 24, 2022: Atlanta, GA] Voting day in Georgia, and this pizza is evidence of a crime. If I walked 10 feet closer to the polling station and handed this slice of pizza to a hungry voter, who’s been waiting in line for hours, I’d get handcuffed and sent to prison under a new Georgia law (SB 202), which says you can’t help any voter eat or drink a cup of water while sitting in the hot Georgia sun. It’s Jim Crow 2.0, gone to a crazy extreme!

Hear that music? That’s an act of civil disobedience, because you’re not allowed to what they call “warm the line”. Make a voter happy, you go to prison. Give a voter a cup of water, you go to prison.

Now, where do they have lines for four hours? Where do they need a little food, a little water? I’ve been all over this state, it’s in the black precincts, it’s in the precincts of color, it’s where young people congregate. This is just a small part of the game that’s being played today all over the state.

Learn more about Georgia’s Jim Crow 2.0 anti-voting law, read our report:
‘Pizza outlawed in Georgia to Suppress the Vote’

Support our investigation into the Georgia election.
Help us blow open the hidden, most vicious vote suppression tactics yet.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Greg Palast has written four New York Times bestsellers, including Armed Madhouse, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, now a major non-fiction movie, available on Amazon and can be streamed for FREE by Prime members!

Stay informed, get the signed DVD  of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, a signed copy of the companion book or better still, get the Book & DVD combo.

Support The Palast Investigative Fund  and keep our work alive!  Become a monthly contributor and automatically receive Palast's new films and books when they're released!

Or support us by shopping with Amazon Smile. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your purchases to the Sustainable Markets Foundation which automatically goes to the benefit of The Palast Investigative Fund and you get a tax-deduction! More info .

Subscribe to Palast's Newsletter or his special list for Poems & Stories.

GregPalast.com

Send this to a friend