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

Nelson5 Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 7:31 AM
The Social demos, liberals, commies and Democrats want to raise the minimum wage in order to create additional unemployment, increase the dependencies and buy votes with impossible to keep promises. The disadvantaged cannot see this because they are educated in a failed school system.

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...