Who buys burgers? Wage earners. They will spend the extra 15 cents with no effect on their lives. The workers will have more money to spend and they will buy other things, stimulating the economy, including having more money to spend on other American products. If you think that paying $1.15 for a burger instead of 99 cents will hurt American manufacturers then you need move into the real world.

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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