I replied to the status about minimum wage with this:
The minimum wage is also known as the living wage. It is meant to be the minimum wage need to live.
I think John is right. The problem isn't individuals. The problem is a system that has people working 40 hours a week and living at the poverty line. Every job has value.
That is great that your friend found success but, as others pointed out, you are simplifying the problem. I also imagine you are simplifying her narrative.
And I'm walking away and ignoring whatever he replies with. I'll update here with his reply cause I know it will probably make me roll my eyes out of my head and I'll need to vent.
I'm really regretting not using you're instead of you are to possible rub in his incorrect use of your/you're. I use meant on purpose because he used "ment."