Gender Wage-Gap: Questionable Logic

An old friend recently tweeted an announcement from the Obama White House that women make 77 cents on the dollar for what men make. It’s tiresome to hear that when the real picture is far from simple, and in many areas, women now out-earn men.

It would be nice if, when talking about these things, we would not oversimplify. Unfortunately in the hyperpolarized politics of today, that often seems impossible.