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Minimum Wage Increase With A Republican Twist

Charlie Rangel calls Republicans out on their blatant attempt to hijack a minimum wage increase. God fobid they should actually help the least of us.

charlie-rangel.jpg Charlie Rangel calls Republicans out on their blatant attempt to hijack a minimum wage increase. God fobid they should actually help the least of us.

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Ezra Klein:

Oh, those Republicans. Tired of being such grinches on the minimum wage, they flipped on the bill, crafting a proposal to raise the wage and rollback the estate tax. The Democrats, it seems to me, have precisely the right response to this gambit...read on

TMV:

How many workers who are cynical about whether the GOP really cares about them will want to vote for a GOPer who voted for an increase in the minimum wage that was shoved through under threat of defeat unless an inheritance tax break was grafted onto it?...read on

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