Everyone in the country is pushing for more and more free stuff. The #Occupy movement had kids screaming for free college or forgiveness of student loans. We are having people arguing that college should be free.
One of the ways to get traction for a movement to get free stuff is to have sob stories that show why the item of interest should be free. The #Occupy movement has been its own worst enemy because of the behavior of the people. It is hard for us to have sympathy for these people. So a new face is needed that will make you feel that something needs to be done.
Who are the new victims of student loans? Grandma and grandpa. Senior citizens are still paying off their student loans. Some senior citizens have even had their social security checks garnished because of delinquent payments of their student loans.
College is becoming a scam. It is necessary for many careers, but it is not necessary for everyone. You can find many videos of the college myth or the college scam. Here is one of them.