The Pay Gap Is a Myth

Wanna bet not one in ten Republican candidates know how to address this issue? Another good one from Heritage:

But one that didn’t get corrected by either candidate Tuesday night when Katherine Fenton asked the candidates: “In what new ways to you intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace, specifically regarding females making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn?”

The problem with that statistic, as Diana Furchtgott-Roth, explains is that it “comes from comparing the earnings of all full-time male employees with all full-time female employees,” a calculation that “averages together women who work as social workers with men who work as investment bankers; female English-literature majors with male engineers; and male loggers with female administrative assistants.” Furchtgott-Roth continues…

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