Who’s ready for the $25.80 minimum wage?

Who’s ready for the $25.80 minimum wage?
Montigue Magruder (Image via Facebook)

[Ed. – Do I hear $30? $35? Forty. The gentleman in the checkered jacket says $40. Do I hear $45?…]

If you ever needed a reminder as to just how insane the Green Party is, look no further than Virginia’s new House candidate, Montigue Magruder.

Magruder is your typical socialist. According to his “peep the platform” page despises corporations, wants to eat the rich, and make you pay for labor unions to operate.

He also wants to jack up the minimum wage to $26.80, a height that even Bernie Sanders hadn’t the stones to suggest to his followers. Magruder was recently shown on video at a campaign rally promoting his proposed skyrocketing of the minimum wage to cheers from the crowd.

“And I want everybody to take the time, after you leave here, take the time to research on all your candidates, wherever you live. Wherever you live, you got to find out who’s running for office and who’s running in your area. Who’s supporting raising the minimum wage,” said Magruder. “I, for example, support raising the minimum wage to 26 dollars and 80 cents per hour. Because we all know this ladies and gentleman, 15 dollars an hour is just a start, it’s not enough, especially here in Richmond.”

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