Fox & Friends hosted author and businessman Peter Schiff to claim that the minimum wage negatively affects employment among the young and poor. In fact, studies have found that there is no relationship between changes in the minimum wage and teen unemployment or overall unemployment.
From the September 21 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
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On Fox News, Andrea Tantaros and Dana Perino suggested that the Obama Administration was trying to "crush the job creators" by imposing a $15,000 fine on Peter Schiff for "hiring too many workers." However, Schiff's fine was imposed by a private entity.
Right-wing commentators have repeatedly claimed that the best thing President Obama could do during his September 8 speech to Congress is tender his resignation.