You know, I really don’t know what to say about this college bribe scandal that broke yesterday.
Personally, I think the nation would be best served if every single university got bulldozed to the ground. So the fact that wealthy idiots are willing to bribe and cheat to get little Dakota or Madison into Yale or Georgetown seems like a tremendous waste of money.
To me that’s like bribing someone to get the best table at the local soup kitchen.
Or paying a ticket scalper a thousand bucks to see the band that played at your neighbor’s son’s Bar Mitzvah.
Or paying a hundred thousand dollars for a ’76 Yugo.
The American Higher Education system is irreversibly broken.
Let’s be honest here. When the students at Sarah Lawrence are holding a strike demanding, among other things, free laundry detergent and fabric softener, do you really have any faith that holding a bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence is worth the paper it’s written on?
So what’s the difference if your rich parents bribe your way in or you take on a crippling student loan you will never be able to pay back?
Either way, you’re wasting your money and time.
In the Higher Education grift, there is only one winner and that’s the colleges and universities.
Check out this thread from Inez Stepman on Twitter. When it comes to exposing the grift, she gets an A+.
Federal student loan backing is a direct subsidy to left-wing universities that can’t even protect basic speech. And worse, it’s a regressive subsidy: it makes the guy who never went to college foot the bill for the elites who do.— Inez Stepman (@InezFeltscher) March 12, 2019
A conservative Congress would, AT MINIMUM, freeze those subsidies so they don’t permit universities to raise tuition rates well above inflation year after year. Instead, even that very mild step was never even on the table during GOP-controlled 2 years. Profiles in courage!— Inez Stepman (@InezFeltscher) March 12, 2019
Galaxy brain level idea: if we’re eating the rich, @AOC, why would we exempt Harvard’s 39 BILLION dollar endowment from taxes? Why is anyone taking out a single dollar in loans to go to Harvard with that amount of cash laying around?— Inez Stepman (@InezFeltscher) March 12, 2019
Socialist millennials, do you realize that by the time you default on your $1.5T in student loans, the university has already gotten theirs?? Only the taxpayer and you get screwed. Harvard is fine.— Inez Stepman (@InezFeltscher) March 12, 2019
File also under: why I refuse to donate a dime to my alma mater(s).
College is the biggest long con ever perpetrated on the American people.
And frankly, the wealthy parents who got caught in this college bribe scandal are the biggest suckers and idiots to ever walk the earth.
Okay, the second biggest.
The biggest suckers and idiots are the ones who willingly take on hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loan debt to spend four years being pampered, protected, indulged and indoctrinated at a college or university that then spits them out just as ignorant and ill-prepared for life as they were before they enrolled.
You know how the left says Abolish ICE?— Will Chamberlain ??(@willchamberlain) March 13, 2019
Abolish the universities. https://t.co/q221bxN6Cg
In any other industry, if a company charged $250,000 and left a good number of their (teenage!) customers no better off than when they started, we would investigate them for fraud— Will Chamberlain ??(@willchamberlain) March 13, 2019
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