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The Mythology of Minimum Wage

Any increase is likely to hurt the very people who need the most help.

12:00 AM, Aug 16, 2006 • By WHITNEY BLAKE
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While the recent bill fizzled in Congress, we probably have not heard the last of these misinformed cries for a government-mandated wage floor. It's time these minimum wage myths were retired permanently, as they do much more harm than good in attempting to better the quality of life for those that need it the most.

Whitney Blake is an editorial assistant at THE WEEKLY STANDARD.