A White Guy says Raising the Minimum Wage will hurt Minorities

I’m sure Congressman McClintock didn’t mean to suggest that minorities only deserve a low wage… but unfortunately that’s what he ends up saying here.
McClintock could have made a legitimate argument — something like “a lower wage means more opportunities for more people”, or a similar stance based on bad economic theories — but instead he rambles about low wages are best for minorities because of a lack of skills.
I’m not an economist, but I could come up with a better argument — in fact, arguments that make sense both for and against raising the minimum wage — and I certainly wouldn’t include anything that sounds bigoted.
Perhaps Congressman McClintock should think more and talk less.

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