Editorial Board

Gridlock Is Good (for the Minimum Wage)

Because Congress has failed to act, states are rushing to raise minimum wages.
If Congress won't act, the people will.

The impasse in Washington over President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage has been good for America. The jump from the current $7.25 federal floor to his proposed $10.10 would be too high, too fast, in too many parts of the country.

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