Step one is to get government out of the business of job creation,” he says; imposing rules like federal minimum wages is a “boot on the throat” of the entrepreneurs who create the Real Jobs.
Why not let poor kids “learn how to work” by taking over unionized janitor jobs in New York public schools? In fact, Gingrich handily calculated at a South Carolina Republican debate, “you could take one jan...itor and hire 30-some kids to work in the school for the (same) price.”
Gingrich has made clear that his “work ethic” policies leave no child behind. “It is tragic what we do in the poorest neighborhoods,” he told a Harvard audience earlier. “Entrapping children in . . . child laws which are truly stupid.”