A Father confronts @SenWarren
Father : My daughter is in school, I saved all my money just to pay student loans Can I have my money back?
Warren: of course not
Father: so you want to help those who don’t save any money and the ones that do the right thing get screwed? pic.twitter.com/EY8M57tj9F
— JiveBunny (@JiveBunnyMuzik) January 21, 2020
Courtesy of Mediaite:
An angry father was recorded asking 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) why “those of us that did the right thing get screwed” through her student debt plans.
In an exchange during Senator Warren’s “selfie line” in Grimes, Iowa Monday afternoon, which went viral online, the man can be heard asking, “My daughter is in school, I saved all my money just to pay student loans, can I have my money back?”
“Of course not,” Warren replied, prompting the man to say, “So you’re going to pay for people who didn’t save any money, and those of us that did the right thing get screwed?”
“My buddy had fun, bought a car, went on vacation,” he continued, adding, “I saved my money. He made more than I did. I worked a double shift working to get extra money.”
The man then accused Warren of laughing at him.
“You’re laughing at me,” he declared.
“No I’m not,” she replied.
Warren shook the man’s hand and told him “I appreciate your time” as he strode off angrily, then coolly continued to take photos with supporters for another 40 minutes or so.
Let me start off by saying that I am pretty sure this guy was a plant.
His ignorance screams “Trump supporter” to me.
Secondly what the hell kind of arguemnt is he even trying to make here?
If he had been around in the 1800’s when America first started public education would he have demanded that he be reimbursed because he was wealthy enough to pay for his own child’s education while poorer children were left behind?
If we establish Medicare for all will he complain that he almost went bankrupt paying for his cancer treatments and now other people will not face a similar burden, or won’t die due to lack of money, and that is somehow not fair?
It’s a bullshit argument and I would not have blamed Warren one bit for laughing in his face.
To me that seems like a reasonable response to this level of stupidity.