27 Aug '11, 1pm

Morning Mix: On The Trail Bachmann Wants Slave Wages | Care2 Causes

Hurricane Irene may be grabbing the headlines, but that doesn’t mean that presidential candidate Michele Bachmann isn’t creating some storms of her own. Bachmann is touring Florida, where she is pushing some of her more rightwing ideologies. Despite the fact that more Americans are struggling to make ends meet on their paychecks already, Bachmann is considering dropping the minimum wage to make the country more competitive with China. The Minnesota congresswoman told supporters at a packed sandwich shop that the corporate income tax needs to be reduced because companies are moving to other countries to save money. She was later asked by a reporter whether changes to the minimum wage should also be considered to balance the cost of labor here and overseas. “I’m not married to anything. I’m not saying that’s where I’m going to go,” she said. She did say she wants to look at ...

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