the $70-an-hour autoworker lie

The Huffington Post takes the New York Times to task for claiming that Big Three auto workers are making $70 an hour:

As Media Matters and other critics reported last week, it's a conservative myth concocted by totaling all wages, plus health and benefit costs to current workers and 450,000 retirees and their families -- and then deceptively dividing that huge total payout by the number of current UAW workers, about 140,000 in Detroit.

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