0 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism.
62% of Democrat primary voters have a college degree. 29% have a postgrad degree.
That’s in contrast to a national average of a third of Americans with college degrees and only around 13% with postgrad degree s.
Those postgrad numbers are very significant.
MA students make up 17% of student loan borrowers, but 38% of student loan debt .
Graduate degree students borrowed $18,120 in one year compared to $5,460 for undergrads. Loan debt hits stratospheric numbers with professional degrees with medical degree debt at $161,772 and law school debt at $140,616. Much of this was due to a rule allowing unlimited grad student borrowing.
Over a third of Dem primary voters earn over $100,000 a year compared to 9% of Americans.
Democrats student loan bailout proposals are heavily tilted to favor their own primary demographic.
The number of grad students is rising as the number of undergrads is dropping. Two MAs are being awarded for every five BAs backed by unlimited borrowing and out of control tuition increases.But a White House plan to limit the scale of student borrowing ran into Democrat opposition.Instead Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders have decided to offer a $1.6 trillion bribe to a minority of Americans, but a majority of Democrat primary voters. Warren and Sanders have repeatedly criticized Wall Street bailouts, but their student loan proposals are even more cynical.The $1.6 trillion giveaway is not an emergency response to an economic crisis. It’s a bailout of irresponsible behavior by an industry and some of its consumers in order to win the primaries.Sanders and Warren are trying to bribe their way to the valued second place slot in the 2020 race.Warren has traditionally polled best among post-grads. She’s trying to appeal to that base to get her further into the race. Bernie Sanders has lagged among the 100k+ voters. His plan has no income tests because he’s trying to improve his standing with a minority of Americans, but a third of primary voters.They’re […]