Andrew F. Puzder: Reducing Income Inequality Doesn’t Grow Our Economy, But Growth Would Reduce Inequality

Forbes – After seven years of anemic economic growth, working class Americans are facing limited job opportunities, stagnant wages, a diminishing middle class and, as a consequence, increasing income inequality. The obvious way to reverse this trend would be to encourage the private sector growth necessary to create good paying jobs.

But, Hillary Clinton wants to use government compulsion to artificially create the benefits of robust economic growth (including reduced income inequality) without any actual economic growth. Clinton’s website contains a section titled “Five important steps Hillary Clinton will take to reduce inequality and grow our economy.” Even the title puts the (income inequality) cart before the (economic growth) horse…