Fact-checking a viral post: Sanders’ minimum wage and taxes

A popular meme that compares Bernie Sanders’ $15 minimum wage proposal with a high tax rate is getting a lot of attention online, but is it true?

Jeremy Jojola / February 24, 2020


As 9Wants to Know continues with The Bubble experiment, popular memes that go viral in each bubble may need to be fact-checked.

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It’s unknown exactly who started the meme, but it’s being shared by popular right-wing personalities on Twitter and Facebook.

Versions of the post are also being shared by thousands of people in Facebook groups.

First, let’s take a look at one version of the meme which is PARTIALLY true: … Read More