Most working class people don’t even understand that that’s going on in Washington, so they’re willing to vote against their own personal interest in many cases,” Mr. Paylor said. The Democratic Party and its elected officials, he added, need to do a better job of communicating, and “to identify themselves that they are representative of the working class.
... if Mr. Norcross has his way, maybe a few more working class candidates will appear on the ballot.
I've worked for minimum wage. I was also once a young single dad raising my son and having to balance work, family life and a checkbook. Back then it was hard. Today, for far too many Americans, it's nearly impossible.
Norcross [said] it was wrong that Republicans were talking tax cuts for "1 percenters" while the federal minimum wage — $7.25 an hour since 2009 — no longer covers basic living expenses.