So you know that right-wing talking point about how bad it would be for everyone if minimum wage had kept up with inflation over the years? Watch this next video and tell us that everyone who subjects themselves to this kind of abuse doesn’t deserve more than $7.25 an hour. The woman in this video throws an insane tantrum over not being able to order her deep-fried chicken parts at the earliest time she feels conveniently plays to her hunger needs. Despite there being no evidence that raising the minimum wage has ever contributed to any negative impacts on the economy, it’s still the canard the right spins out all the time.
This video makes us wonder how much the CEOs of fast food chains have to deal with the violent, explosive tantrums of irate customers?
Today is Labor Day, when we take pause to honor those who work hard every day to make our economy grow. Sadly, these same people are the ones working today so we can get our Big Macs and Whoppers on the way to and from the beach.
A living wage helps reduce poverty and government assistance, not the other way around.
Watch the outrageous McMeltdown here.