Skip to comments.Obamas want daughters to get taste of life on minimum wage
Posted on 06/20/2014 8:21:56 AM PDT by rickmichaels
President Barack Obama and wife Michelle both worked minimum-wage jobs before they got law degrees: a character-building experience they said they also want their teenage daughters to share.
The president scooped ice cream at Baskin-Robbins, waited tables at an assisted-living facility for seniors and also worked as a painter. The first lady worked at a book binding shop.
"I think every kid needs to get a taste of what it's like to do that real hard work," Michelle Obama said in an interview with Parade magazine, slated to run on Sunday.
"We are looking for opportunities for them to feel as if going to work and getting a paycheck is not always fun, not always stimulating, not always fair," the president said. "But that's what most folks go through every single day."
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With a safety net the size of Fort Knox
Let them pay their own rent and tuition if you really want to give them a “taste”. Anything else is just more “Bear is loose and gettin’ down with the common class” rhetoric.
I see. He doesn’t want them punished with a baby. But being punished with a McJob?
They work for minimum wage and daddy buys them a Mazda....That’ll teach them.
WOW ! Barry and Michelle had jobs
Oh, isn’t that touching! Their Highnesses want the princesses to learn all about how the scum live.
We used to call that “slumming.”
Obama’s daughters will never have a “taste” of what it will be like to be common folk, and to suggest they will is idiocy aimed at discouraging Americans from thinking of the Obamas as part of the 1%
1. Scooping ice cream is not “real hard work”. Roofing is real hard work.
2. Nice to know that the Obama’s acknowledge that they’ve never done real hard work, besides that stint scooping ice cream.
Just have them call Chelsea Clinton.
She got by making $26,000 an Hour “WORKING” at NBC.
Hopefully they’ll never have to do what their father did to score mountains of pot and other drugs from a gay adult dope dealer.
So the daughters are getting paid minimum wage - to work as a production assistant on the set of Steven Spielberg’s new Sci Fi flic with Halle Berry.
Now that’ starting at the bottom /s
he worked as a painter?
Goodwin’s law prevents me from making a comparison to another fascist tyrant who also worked as a painter.
I won’t buy it til they’re flipping burgers on the midnight shift at the Rhode Island Ave. McDonalds.
What a bunch of bull! sure they will let their girls work at a minimum wage place. Yeah......sure. Riiiiiight!
How about send them to public schools in DC.
Easy to do on Vacations all over the world.
On the upside it would instantly turn one of the most dangerous McD’s in the country into the safest ...
I wonder what Socialist Security number Bonnie Prince Barry used when he scooped ice cream?
Sure let the Obama tykes get jobs at McDonalds or stocking shelves at WalMart. They will grow up like Chelsea Clinton, getting 6 figure jobs for which they are not qualified and doing them poorly.
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