Civic Skunkworks: Anti-$15 Minimum Wage Advocate Accidentally Makes The Perfect Case For A $15 Minimum Wage

Civic Skunkworks, 8/7/2015

The point is that Friedman, who has been against the $15 minimum wage from the very beginning, accidentally made a perfect case for the $15 minimum wage, in reverse. A franchisee couldn’t pay their employees a living wage, and so that business is being replaced by a smaller business that can. As Friedman wrote: “THIS is our future. THIS is a great example of what we will see more and more and more.” Frankly, we can’t wait to see more of it, because we’re big supporters of small businesses that pay their employees a living wage, and proudly offer health insurance too. Working Washington put the best capper on the story: