Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses supporters at a rally Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
This is one of my new favorite clips of the 2020 cycle. Here’s the story:
A dad who worked overtime to pay off his daughter’s student loans approached Elizabeth Warren on her plan to cancel student loan debt.
Here’s the exchange:
MAN: “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.” MAN: “So you’re going to pay for people who didn’t save the money? And those of us who did right are going to get screwed? My buddy had fun, bought a car, went on vacation; I saved my money. He made more than I did, but I worked a double shift, my daughter has worked since she was 10. So you’re after me.” WARREN: “No, I’m not.” MAN: “Yeah, that’s exactly what you’re doing. We did the right thing and we get screwed. Appreciate it.
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