Fox Anchor Says Higher Minimum Wage Will Make Him Tip Less

“If I walk into a restaurant and I know the waiter or waitress is making $15 an hour, way more than they used to make the previous year, I am going to say, ‘wait a minute am I going to give you 20%, 15% or whatever?’”

— Fox Business anchor Stuart Varney telling viewers that he isn’t convinced that restaurant workers making a higher $15 minimum wage still deserve the standard 15% to 20% tip for their services.

One of Pres. Obama’s Policies on Midterm Ballots Won Big in Red States


In early October, Pres. Obama was criticized for causing difficulties for red-state Democrats running for the Senate when he said, “I am not on the ballot this fall. Michelle’s pretty happy about that. But make no mistake: These policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them.”

Despite the flack he took for that rhetoric, one of his policies — raising the minimum wage — was in fact on the ballot in five states, all but one of which, Illinois, were dark red. All five ballot measures ” target=”_blank”>passed handily:


Christie Shows He’s Just as Out of Touch with Electorate as Romney Was

I gotta tell you the truth, I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage, I really am. … I don’t think there’s a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, ‘You know honey, if my son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God, all our dreams would be realized. Is that what parents aspire to for their children?

— New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), saying he doesn’t want anymore discussion about the minimum wage, TPM reports.

Palin: “I Dunno Why Are You Even Worried about Fast Food Wages Because Dha”

We believe? Wait, I thought fast food joints, hurh. Don’t you guys think that they’re like of the Devil or somethin’ I was. Liberals, you want to send those evil employees who would dare work at a fast food joint then ya just don’t believe in, thought you wanted to, I dunno, send them to Purgatory or somethin’ so they all go VEGAN and, uh, wages and picket lines I dunno they’re not often discussed in Purgatory, are they? I dunno why are you even worried about fast food wages because dha. Well, we believe an America where minimum wage jobs they’re not lifetime gigs they’re stepping stone.

-Sarah Palin, Sen. John McCain’s choice to be the Republican Party’s vice presidential nominee in 2008, extemporizing on the minimum wage, which she opposes raising, in a video published on her new website