Obama freezes civil service pay -- and 'Yes, Prime Minister' 

President Obama's two-year pay freeze for federal workers is a good start. But it only puts federal workers on the same footing as most Americans -- they aren't getting pay raises, either.

The decision brings to mind this old episode of "Yes, Prime Minister," in which the issue of civil service pay and pensions comes up. The important part of the clip starts at about the one-minute mark.

 

 

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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