What do you reckon Mitt Romney, the CEO of Subway, the CEO of Dairy Queen, former Republican senator Rick Santorum, Bill O'Reilly, Phyllis Schlafly, most small business owners, and a majority of registered Republicans have in common?
They all think it's time to raise the minimum wage, as the Huffington Post reports here and here.
Apparently the majority in the US House hasn't gotten the memo.
SPEAKING OF DANGEROUS RADICALS, Pope Francis used the R word recently, calling for "the legitimate redistribution of economic benefits by the state, as well as indispensable cooperation between the private sector and civil society." Apparently, he hasn't read Ayn Rand's encyclicals. Maybe Paul Ryan will set him straight.
UNDO THE CUTS. Here's more on the effort to restore WV Gov. Tomblin's cuts to early childhood and family violence programs.
URGENT SLIME-SLINGING HAGFISH UPDATE here.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ELEVATED