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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