The hypocrisy of the Left is on full display once again! Amazon and Jeff Bezos are trying to prevent one of its warehouses from using mail-in voting to conduct a unionization vote.
As first reported by The Wall Street Journal:
Amazon.com Inc. is seeking to postpone a unionization vote at a warehouse in Alabama and is asking federal labor authorities to reconsider a decision to allow mail-in voting due to the pandemic.
The company Thursday filed an appeal to a decision by the National Labor Relations Board, which is allowing a mail-in process due to Covid-19 risks instead of the in-person elections that are typical in such unionization votes.
The ballots are set to be mailed to about 6,000 workers associated with its Bessemer, Ala. facility on Feb. 8. In its petition, Amazon said the board’s decision was flawed in part because it had not adequately defined an outbreak, among other objections.
Amazon is seeking to postpone a unionization vote at a warehouse in Alabama and is asking federal labor authorities to reconsider a decision to allow mail-in voting due to the pandemic https://t.co/5pLVFQ05FJ— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) January 22, 2021
After the mainstream media and the Left scoffed at Republicans' concerns over the potential for voter fraud with the rapid expansion of voting by-mail throughout the 2020 Election, the double standard is glaring. As Bobby Burack writing for OutKick pointed out: Jeff Bezos is the same guy who owns the Washington Post which "called any claims of mail-in voter fraud by Donald Trump and his supporters dangerous and inexcusable."
Jeff Bezos and Amazon do not want their workers voting by mail on unionization.— OutKick (@Outkick) January 24, 2021
Amazon says mail-in voting wouldn't be "valid or fair."https://t.co/S2Hk4mvR7e
Astonishingly, an Amazon spokesperson told CNN Business:
[T]he best approach to a valid, fair and successful election is one that is conducted manually, in-person, making it easy for associates to verify and cast their vote in close proximity to their workplace.
Unsurprisingly, Twitter slapped a warning on a completely factual tweet about the irony of Jeff Bezos being opposed to voting by-mail:
If you accurately note that Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos doesn’t want Amazon to be subject to a mail-in union election because of the likelihood of fraud and coercion, Twitter will censor you. Check out the warning on the below tweet. Completely insane. https://t.co/fxl5EtORom— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) January 24, 2021
"Rules for thee but not for me" continues to be the rallying cry for leftist elites like Jeff Bezos who are willing to promote destructive policies as long as it doesn't affect them.