Free Tuition And Debt Forgiveness For Bad Behavior?

m.knox

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Higher Education: Riding a wave of politically correct outrages on campuses from coast to coast, student activists now call for "free" tuition and loan forgiveness. After these shenanigans? Are they kidding?

The students at the University of Missouri and Yale who have whipped up student protests and intimidated college officials based on spurious claims of victimhood are the generational spawn of the radical 1960s.

Egged on by an aging cohort of far-left faculty members schooled in the socialist bullying tactics of Saul Alinsky, they've intimidated two institutions of higher learning into submitting to their irrational nonsense.

But it didn't end there. On Thursday, students walked out of class across the country to protest rising student loan debt and to demand free tuition.

So a generation raised on "timeouts" and ignored misbehavior believes that it's entitled to take money from others to pursue its own future. This isn't socialism, as some think. It's "pathological narcissism," as Heather Mac Donald, writing in the City Journal, calls it.

And recent campus events prove it:



http://news.investors.com/ibd-edito...eek-free-education-with-no-responsibility.htm
 

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