LIBERAL WAPO COLUMNIST: Dem’s Demagoguery on Pay Equity ‘Revolting’

Published on April 10, 2014

Ruth Marcus, a left-leaning columnist for the Washington Post, wrote a column late Wednesday so unusual for her she told readers it was okay to double-check the byline.

“I’d vote for the Paycheck Fairness Act in the unlikely event that someone elected me to Congress,” Marcus wrote. “But the level of hyperbole — actually, of demagoguery — that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting.”

Marcus detailed the changes the Paycheck Fairness Act, which was stymied by Republicans in the Senate yesterday, as elaborations on the Equal Pay Act, signed by President John Kennedy, and the Lilly Ledbetter Act, signed by President Barack Obama in the early days of his administration.

Read more: Mediaite

 

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