“DUH”, THIS TIME IT IS DIFFERENT!
By Ronald Orf
During the 1920’s Henry Ford decreed that nobody who worked in his automobile plants should receive less than $5 a day for their labor. Conservatives labeled him “a traitor to his class” and despaired that rewarding labor at that level would bring about the destruction of the American economic system. Ford’s response:
“DUH” MOMENT NUMBER ONE:
“People need to make $5 a day to afford to buy my cars”.