by Jack Wilson, The Daily Signal
President Obama said in a YouTube interview last month that he wanted to focus, during his last two years as president on helping people get ahead.
“In particular, how can I make sure that folks who are working hard…cannot just survive, but how can they thrive? How can they get ahead?” Obama said.
Many think the answer to helping Americans thrive and get ahead is to increase the minimum wage—and Obama has often talked about his support for hiking it. But it’s a mistake to think hiking the minimum wage will help.
In fact, a hiked minimum wage could harm people, not help them thrive.
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