You already have equal pay. You’re just EARNING less, but that is due to women’s life choices, not some conspiracy. https://t.co/7hPHyDC9xl
— Brandon Morse (@TheBrandonMorse) May 28, 2015
The consistently debunked “wage gap” myth is touted as a campaign platform of Hillary Clinton as you can see above. It’s a half-assed attempt at getting votes from ignorant women, or women who just flat out refuse to see the facts.
There. Is. No. Wage. Gap.
Despite all the proof pouring in, many high-profile leftists continue to push the myth, including President Obama.
The problem is that the lie is easy to buy. Many people confuse “equal pay” with “equal earning.” Women are statistically more likely to leave work for various personal reasons, while men are far more likely to work later or sacrifice personal time for their job, and work more dangerous, high-pay jobs than women will.
This is a fact that Hillary can attest to herself, as she was caught having paid women less than the men in her employ during her time as Senator, for those same reasons above.
Aside from all the statistical numbers proving there’s no pay gap, and an actual LAW on the books that makes paying less on gender illegal, there’s a logistical problem. Why would anyone want to hire a man, when it costs less to hire a woman? If a company could cut costs by hiring the gentler sex and get the same amount of work, then that would make males obsolete.
So if the evidence that there is no pay gap is clear as day, then what exactly are “wage gap” alarmists advocating for?
Nothing smart, and something frankly ethically questionable. Logic says that people like Obama and Hillary are actually aiming for a pay increase for simply being a woman, and that means men should be paid less than women for simply being men.
Some would call this “fairness.” Others would call it “social justice.” Anybody half educated would call it Marxism, and many would just call it completely unfair.
Earning money based on merit and extra-effort is a large driver of a successful economy. The idea that you’re putting yourself into your work more than the next guy is what keeps an industry thriving. Despite the social climate that dictates today’s narratives, it’s undeniable that no one does this better than men.
To start paying women more for less work wouldn’t just be unfair to the opposite sex, it would hurt business. Companies would essentially be paying more for less production.
And what kind of environment would that create? It certainly wouldn’t make it better for women. Why? Because now they wouldn’t be hired.
Remember when I brought up the logical conclusion of businesses not hiring men if women do the same work for cheaper? Well, now you have that actual scenario, but reversed. Now you have men who work harder and longer for less pay. It would be an expensive venture to hire a woman who would do less work for more money. If you’re trying to turn a profit, why would ever hire a woman when you could get more bang for your buck out of a man?
When Hillary and other leftists proclaim that they’ll fix the “pay gap” and make it equal for everyone, what they’re really doing is putting women at a major disadvantage. Either this is short-sighted, or they know this and are still carrying out the agenda just to get votes.
So which is it? Dumb or sinister?
Hailing from Austin, Texas, Brandon Morse has been writing about politics and culture across many websites for the last six years, with a heavy emphasis on anti-authoritarianism. Aside from writing articles, he is also known for voice acting and authoring scripts. He is an avid gamer, dog person, and has a bad habit of making vague references to things no one has heard about or seen. Follow him at @TheBrandonMorse on Twitter.
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