March 8, 2016

President Obama Can’t Have His Ice Cream and Eat It, Too

Michael D. Farren

Research Fellow

President Obama recently asked business owners to help create summer jobs for teenagers. He reminisced about his first job at an ice cream parlor and lamented that getting hired is harder than ever for young people. He’s right.

Unfortunately, one of the president’s favored policies — the minimum wage — exacerbates this problem...

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