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[–] [deleted] 7 points 14 points (+21|-7) ago 

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[–] gosso920 2 points 12 points (+14|-2) ago 

Or demanding a $15 / hour minimum wage, but paying your campaign workers less than that.

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[–] CowWithBeef 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago  (edited ago)

This one really pisses me off.

Edit: I suppose the reasoning is that as long as the rules of the game are applied equally to everyone, it's not a competitive disadvantage to pay high wages. However if there is no minimum wage, you get a disadvantage relative to your competition by overpaying.

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[–] fizzy88 2 points -2 points (+0|-2) ago  (edited ago)

For interns. Last I heard they were getting $12 while interns on political campaigns normally don't get pay. And his plan is to work up to $15 by 2020, not immediately, so he's really not being inconsistent with his own beliefs on minimum wage.

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[–] Datawych 1 points 10 points (+11|-1) ago 

Or you could go full Al Gore and take a private jet everywhere, then do nothing but talk about climate change.

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[–] CowWithBeef 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

The inconvenient truth is that Gore made a lot of money from a circlejerk.