While following the Koch line against minimum wage increases, Marco Rubio helped the Senate Republicans filibuster those increases today. Sen. Bill Nelson voted "yes," to raise them.
Rubio consistently votes against his constituents' best interests, and follows up with excuses that make no sense to anyone, except perhaps Rubio, who is hardly the brightest star in the universe despite the GOP attempts to portray him as theirs.
Here's Rubio, pretending he has an alternative plan:
"I’ve proposed a change to something which in English is called the 'wage enhancement', which instead of the earned income tax credit which exists today, additional money is given monthly to these low-income workers, instead of once a year through their taxes, monthly through what they’re charging at their jobs.
In Rubio's "English" this may translate to "wage enhancement" but to the rest of us it translates to "enhanced bull***t."
But wait, he was hardly finished. Here's his reasoning on why paying workers a wage they can actually live on is bad for them: