The Republicans aren't going to be happy until they've pulled us all the way back to the 19th century.
Newt's not the first Republican I've heard railing against child labor laws, but this suggestion is certainly one of the stupidest so far. #seb
Gingrich: Fire Union Janitors And Put Kids To Work
Speaking at Harvard Newt Gingrich spoke out against child labor laws saying they “entrap” young people. The solution? Fire unionized janitors so underage children can take their jobs. Put adults with families out of work to help poor children.
“You say to somebody, you shouldn’t go to work before you’re what, 14, 16 years of age, fine. You’re totally poor. You’re in a school that is failing with a teacher that is failing. I’ve tried for years to have a very simple model,” he said. “Most of th…