She says makes $8 an hour and pays $1,300 a month for her apartment.
The reason she’s flipping burgers is that she’s so stupid she doesn’t even have enough math to figure out how ridiculous a lie she just spouted. Her monthly gross at $8/hr, assuming she puts in 40 hours a week, is $1,376. On that she pays 7.5% for social security, and point or two for medicare, plus whatever federal, state, and local taxes are deducted.
In other words, if those two facts – her hourly wage, and her rent – are our only two data points, it is obvious that she can’t pay her rent, buy food, buy clothes, afford any entertainment whatsoever, and is still going into debt every month.
She probably thinks she has a killer argument. She does. It’s just not the one she thinks she’s making.
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