Regular readers will know that I support raising the minimum wage to a livable wage. I simply don't think anyone willing to work hard in a full-time job should be paid a poverty wage. It's immoral -- and not good business either. However, the Republicans don't agree. While they would love to give the rich more money, they don't want the working poor to have anything more -- and they showed that again in their presidential debate last night.
I didn't watch the GOP debate Tuesday night. My tolerance for lies and greed is too low. But my friend and fellow blogger Frank Moraes is a braver soul, and after watching the debate, this is what he had to say on the minimum wage portion of that debate (at his excellent blog called Frankly Curious):