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With Unemployment Already High, Why Are Leftists Pushing for an Increase in the Minimum Wage?

Corbett_ Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 1:21 PM
Snark -- So you are advocating a vote for a 3rd party candidate? After all, that is the only way to "Vote RIGHT in 2012!" Obama and Romney are both leftists.

The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent ever since Obama pushed through his ill-fated stimulus scheme to increase the burden of government spending.

This high level of joblessness presumably reduces Obama’s chances of getting reelected, so you would think that Democrats would be very leery of proposals that increase the cost of job creation.

Yet they’ve relentlessly pushed to subsidize unemployment, even though Paul Krugman and Larry Summers have...