Serious question: How on earth could anyone oppose a policy that would effectively give low-skilled workers (workers who barely make enough money to feed themselves, let alone a family), higher wages? After all, we live in difficult economic times, and it doesn’t seem wholly unreasonable that individuals working in low-skilled jobs should be entitled to a minimum, universally agreed upon standard of living. And indeed, as you might expect, this isn’t by any means an unpopular idea: According to a recent Gallup poll, almost all the Democrats -- and precisely half the Republicans -- surveyed would vote “for” a proposal...
DoctorRoy, Eventually inflation makes minimum wage less hurtful...about 10 to 20 years after it passes. So minimum doesn't help at all. Hurts in the short run then raises inflation so that minimum wage cancelled out. It's really dumb...or what I would call a perfect liberal law.
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