(From The Washington Examiner)
“I want people to earn better wages,” Pugh told the Wall Street Journal, which recently took an interesting local look at the issue. “But I also want my city to survive.”
Pugh is a liberal Democrat. So is Ike Leggett, nearby Montgomery County’s executive, who in January blocked a similar minimum wage increase in his famously liberal suburban Washington jurisdiction. What are these left-leaning politicians seeing that eludes so many of their comrades?