When Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) asked people on Twitter how canceling $50,000 in student loan debt would help their family, she probably didn’t expect some of the responses she got.
“I want to hear from you,” she wrote on Twitter. “How would cancelling $50,000 of student loan debt help you and your family?”
“Could I have the $50,000 I already paid put back in my bank account?” one user replied.
“Pls figure out what to give working class people who didn’t go to college to avoid this and feel they’re footing the bill with nothing in return,” another said.
Obviously, not everyone thinks it’s fair to give tens of thousands of dollars to one group of people, and it’s especially unfair for blue collar taxpayers who never got to go to college to pay for other people’s college loans.
Read the full story here.