The latest costs of living increases rates, we are told, is 7.5.
The current increases in wages, as near as I can tell, is about 5.5.
The cost of living seems to be increasing about 2% faster than than the the wages.
Now, I’m not absolutely sure, but I’d guess a 12 year-old will quickly tell you, that’s not good. On the other hand the current occupier of the Oval Office seems to be having problems with the arithmetic.
Then again, it just doesn’t might be intentional.
Actually, that’s not good either.