Julie Borowski on why raising the minimum wage is bad policy

Rasmussen has a new poll out today showing that 54% of Americans support raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour. While this latest part of President Obama’s agenda may give people a warm and fuzzy feeling — because, after all, who doesn’t want to “reward an honest day’s work with honest wages,” as President Obama put it in his State of the Union address — the economics behind the minimum wage don’t make much sense.

Julie Borowski has a new video out this week explaining why the minimum wage ultimately hurts the very people its intended to help. Listen up, folks:

 
 


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