» I’ll believe it when I see it

Pursuant to my previous post, Axios is reporting that at a virtual meeting of a number of high-profile CEOs and investors, the sentiment was that they are fed up with the current anti-democratic mentality of certain elected officials:

Sources say that one topic of conversation, and agreement, was to no longer financially support congressional election deniers, either directly or indirectly (via PACs, etc). And possibly to support primary challengers.

There is some skepticism that participants will stick to this informal and private pledge

You don’t say? Maybe that’s because they say stuff like this all the time and never do anything different. From August of 2019:

Top U.S. CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit

There’s very little evidence that that happened. Call me when they actually do something.