“I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I don’t think there’s a mother or father sitting around the kitchen table tonight in America saying, ‘You know, honey, if our son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, all of our dreams would be realized.'”New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R)
It’s no one’s dream to make the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, nor even the Democrat’s proposed $10.10 an hour. minimum-wage workers aren’t kids. Most are over 25 and they’re major breadwinners for their families. Christie may be tired of hearing about the minimum wage, but I’m tired of hearing about hungry children and families, workers that put in 40 hours a week with incomes below the federal poverty level and from people like him who are living off the fat of the land at the people’s expense.