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Tennessee Rep Martha Blackburn slameed Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage from today's $7.25/hr and index it for inflation, because as a youngster she got an entry level job making just $2.15 an hour, and having such a low wage allowed a business to hire her as a teenager.

Except she got that job in the late '60's, and indexed for inflation, that would be between $12 and $14 an hour today.

GOP Rep. Inadvertently Makes The Case For Nearly Doubling The Minimum Wage

Yes, math is hard. Maybe one of the prerequisites to be in Congress should be the ability to use a calculator.
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