Perhaps the economically illiterate Sanders will now understand that if the government imposes a $15 an hour wage on businesses, they will simply layoff their employees to recover their losses.
Gd help America if this idiot is elected POTUS. Almost every idea that comes from Bernie Sanders is dumb. Really dumb!
Bernie Sanders single-handedly exposes the Democrats’ minimum wage fraud
Nate Madden, Conservative Review, July 22, 2019:
Bernie Sanders has some well-earned egg on his face after he cut campaign employees’ hours in order to meet their demands for a $15 an hour wage.
The move isn’t surprising to anyone with a basic grasp of how economics works. Mandating a higher wage doesn’t mean that the resources to pay for it are magically going to appear. It’s the same reason why the Congressional Budget Office predicted that the recent $15 minimum wage bill passed by the House could kill almost 4 million jobs. (It also might just be why a 2017 report found that pro-wage-hike politicians still like using unpaid intern labor.)
But this debate isn’t just theoretical or contained to Washington, D.C.; jacked-up forced minimum wages have cost people their jobs all over the country in recent years. Here’s just a small sample of the mountain of evidence that could have saved Sanders from this latest embarrassment:
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