During Women's History Month, Tucker Carlson says the wage gap doesn't exist, men are the real victims
Carlson: "The so-called wage gap seems to dominate the conversation"
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From the March 7 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Something ominous is happening to men in America. Everyone who pays attention knows that. What’s odd is how rarely you hear it publicly acknowledged. Our leaders pledged to create more opportunities for women and girls whom them imply are failing. Men don’t need help. They’re the patriarchy. They’re fine, more than fine, but are they fine?
Whenever gender differences come up in public debate, the so-called wage gap seems to dominate the conversation. You’ve heard it, a woman makes 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. That’s a statistic that you’ll hear a lot, presidents have repeated it, many candidates, it’s everywhere. And yet that number compares all American men to all American women across all professions. No legitimate social scientists would consider that a valid or meaningful measure. The number doesn't mean anything, it's intentionally misleading. It’s a talking point. Once you compare men and women with a similar experience working the same hours and similar jobs for the same period of time, that's the only way you can measure it. That gap all but disappears. In fact, it may invert.