THERE’S MUCH talk about raising the minimum wage. I don’t think there should be a minimum wage at all. I don’t think government should be telling private businesses how much they should pay employees.
Good government sticks to things like the military, the police, building highways, mild regulation when absolutely necessary, welfare safety nets for the truly needy, keeping the food chain clean, etc.
Minimum wage sounds like a great idea on the face of it. Get behind that face, and you run into deeper issues that most people don’t grasp. Government should usually butt out of private enterprise.