13458907, Yes - this is exactly the type of criticism that should be discussed.|
Posted by Brew, Wed Apr-27-22 01:05 PM
While I support cancelling student loans, in the big picture it's just a bandaid that doesn't accomplish anything in terms of the root of the problem, which you described. I agree with everything you said in the quote below.
>Instead use that political capital to modify the system of
>school loans, put a cap on the max amount entities can charge
>in interest and fees (both public and private but esp
>private), and force those very loud mouthed senators to write
>legislation for school loan forgiveness that'll actually pass
>a legal challenge.
>(also for the record I'm not against school loan forgiveness,
>but I am against performative gestures that will do nothing
>but get overturned in court and give Republicans yet another
>talking point to use against Democrats)