What happens when politicians command the economy? Or at least try to? Bad things happen. The minimum wage was supposed to help the workers of Seattle. It seems that it hasn’t worked out that way.
Here’s a video from Prager University on the impact raising the minimum wage has had on the restaurant industry in Seattle as told by someone who works for restaurants, Simone Barron, Co-founder of Full Service Workers Alliance.
Hat tip to SiGraybeard and Seattle Takes Another Poison Pill, which talks about more ways the Seattle politicians are conspiring to drive businesses out of Seattle.