Sunday, September 03, 2006

Minimum Wage: Guess who's not practicing what they preach?

With the Labor Day holiday just a day away and the Democrats seeking to raise the minimum wage as a major part of their 6-point plan, the story titled 'Democrats for Worker Exploitation' sets a new standard on the meaning of hypocrisy:
A group that raises money for Democratic Congressional candidates uses a canvassing company that pays some workers submimium wage, in apparent violation of Wisconsin state law, to talk about the need to raise the federal minimum wage, Isthmus newspaper has learned. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), based in Washington, D.C., has hired Grassroots Campaigns, a Boston-based for-profit company with operations in 18 U.S. cities, to conduct canvassing on its behalf. The DCCC's "New Direction for American" agenda, which provides the talkiing points canvassers are taught to use to solicit contributions, includes a call to "Raise the minimum wage."

What follows is an article on this topic from Isthmus' Sept. 1, 2006 edition, and several suppporting documents...
An outstanding piece of investigative journalism...a must read.

HT: Betsy's Page, Powerline and Captain Ed.


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