RedState editor and conservative pundit Erick Erickson subbed for Rush Limbaugh Thursday, and a comment Erickson made on the show set off a firestorm among those that participated in SEIU-hosted protests nationwide for a $15 an hour minimum wage.
“The minimum wage is mostly people who failed at life and high school kids,” Erickson said.
“Seriously, look. I don’t mean to be ugly with you people. What? So my producer from my show is in here and he's just staring at me, can't believe I said this. If you’re a 30-something-year-old person and you’re making minimum wage you've probably failed at life.”
In response to Talking Points Memo's Tweet on Erickson's comments, @TPM readers responded with: