Why do I disagree with the Dems strategy here?

Answer: Because the rich always end up getting their tax cuts in the end anyway. They will get the permanent estate tax cut, making future Trump offspring, and future Tori Spelling’s secure, one way or another. But it’s pretty rare when you get a chance to have a wage hike for the poorest wage earners endorsed by Republicans.

Senate blocks minimum wage hike. Reuters.com.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of mostly Democratic U.S. senators blocked legislation on Thursday that would have raised the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, because it also would have permanently cut estate taxes paid by the rich.

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