There was a debate this afternoon on Twitter involving Jay Carney and Dan Pfeiffer pushing the White House line on the minimum wage against Rory Cooper and Brendan Buck, staffers for Reps. Eric Cantor and John Boehner, respectively.

The Republican side suggests Obama and the Dems only want to raise the minimum wage to cover for the negative economic effects on work hours caused by Obamacare. Lying liar Jay Carney of course disagrees, with a little help from Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer:

Brendan Buck, Boehner’s press secretary, responded to the same question from Carney:

Here’s a good question:

Buck is still trying to get a satisfactory answer to that one:

While they’re thinking about that, here’s something else to ponder: