HELLO HYPOCRITES: 96% of Dems Who Support Minimum Wage Hike Don’t Pay Their Interns

Published on January 29, 2014


Liberals are really pushing raising the minimum wage for 2014. Thirty states have put forward bills to increase it, and Democrats have made this issue part of their political strategy for this year.  Yet, a new study from the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) has exposed the proponents of raising the minimum wage of their “hypocrisy.” It seems that 96% of Democrats who support such measures don’t pay their interns.

The abstract of the EPI study noted that “the same Members of Congress who are supporting a 40% wage hike on private sector employers are simultaneously failing to provide any wages to their own employee interns.”

Last year, I wrote for Newsbusters about how the media rail about the gender wage gap, but seem to ignore that the Obama White House paid their female staffers 88.3% of what their male ones earn.

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