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Why Do Liberals Hate Low-Income Workers?

Unemployment seems stuck around 8.2 percent, but black unemployment jumped from 13.6 percent in May to 14.4 percent in June, while Hispanics are at 11 percent and teens are at nearly 25 percent. In addition, economists predict that poverty rates—the result of long-term unemployment—will rise from 15.1 percent in 2010 to as high as 15.7 percent, which would be the highest level since 1965. So what do liberals want to do? Why, put even more low-skilled workers out of a job. They don’t say it quite like that, of course. What liberals say is they want to raise the minimum wage. A Kansas City Star story quotes Doug Hall of the left-w...