Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said the McDonald’s CEO is making too much money compared to low-level employees “slinging hash.”
“It is not right that the CEO of McDonald’s makes 2,100 times more than the people slinging hash at McDonald’s,” Inslee said at the first Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday night. (RELATED: 2020 Hopeful Claims Global Warming Made Parts Of Central America ‘Uninhabitable’)
“And the next thing I’ll do is put people to work in the jobs of the present and future,” Inslee said before going into his plan to create millions of “clean energy” jobs — akin to former President Barack Obama’s promise of “millions of green jobs.” It was Inslee’s first response to a question asked by debate moderators.
Inslee’s comment was noticed by political commentators across the ideological spectrum.
Inslee first candidate to speak of Unions – comes out swinging as a Union man, speaks of workers “slinging hash” at McDonald’s
— Philip Gourevitch (@PGourevitch) June 27, 2019
#DemDebate cringe-inducing update: Democrat elitist careerist Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington tries to pander to working people by talking about workers “slinging hash” at…McDonald’s. Maybe he meant slinging…hash browns?
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) June 27, 2019
Props to Jay Inslee for expressing solidarity with people “slinging hash” — even if he didn’t mean that kind of hash. #DemDebate
— Tom Angell ???????? (@tomangell) June 27, 2019
Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact email@example.com.