Because $15 is enough to provide a basic decent standard of living and thus enough to make welfare unnecessary. Because there are boundary consequences to any metric beyond reasonable limits. Because if employers don’t pay enough to support their employees taxpayers will. Because of the very detailed reasons in my post.

Graduate of Stanford University & U.C. Berkeley Law School. Author of 17 novels and over 200 Medium columns on Economics, Politics, Law, Humor & Satire.

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