Sigh. Here we go again …
“Just because someone borrowed a bunch of money doesn’t mean they have to pay it back,” he explained to a friendly crowd at Scranton University. “This isn’t 19th century England. This is America. And in America we’ve always believed in second chances.
“We need colleges to teach our young people useful skills like sociology, gender studies and postmodern Moldovan literary analysis. But the most important thing we need to teach them is responsibility. And what better way to teach responsibility than to hold these banks accountable for the terrible loans they’ve made.”
Nope, it can’t:
You’d think that by now, most everyone would’ve realized that the satirical Daily Currant doesn’t traffic in truth. Not only has Twitchy pointed that out several times, but it says so right on the DC’s site: “Our stories are purely fictional.” Doesn’t get much more straightforward than that.
Unless you’re one of many gullible Obama supporters (but we repeat ourselves). If that’s the case, this happens:
Oh what???? Obama is planning on eliminating all student debt?????????????????????!!!!!!???
— Alex Tapia (@AlTapatio07) August 22, 2013
I hope this is true! If Obama forgives all student debt he may be remembered as the president that saved a generation http://t.co/qrwz11RYP9
— DQ (@dqueezy) August 23, 2013
Obama is awesome. Lets hope. http://t.co/mufOdTOodT
— J. Arch (@Jarch7) August 23, 2013
Obama is trying to get federal student debt forgiven by Nov 1st… That would be nice
— Mike (@Grady91) August 23, 2013
Yes Lord! ? http://t.co/mRyJPuzzg3
— MightyMouth (@OhSoJosie) August 23, 2013
— Brandon (@Nawshus) August 23, 2013
— jerk chicken. (@imjustShanneka) August 23, 2013
Son… if all student debt is literally wiped out, I will quit my JOB to make sure I get my Masters before Obama leaves office! lmboo
— Plan B (@miss_jemimaaa) August 23, 2013
— Sonia Soto (@Missg0diva) August 23, 2013
ARE YOU SERIOUS!!!! YES!!!!! http://t.co/PIFCsmkZkY
— BJR (@RealBJR) August 23, 2013
Some people got really excited:
HOLY MOLLIE, BATMAN!!!! THIS IS NOTHING BUT A GIFT FROM GOD!!!! http://t.co/fBWfDG1Ks8
— Candace Johnson (@Livlovlyf) August 23, 2013
Obama to clear all student debt? dont play with me boo! ill marry ya for real
— Meli (@MPizzzzle) August 23, 2013
Wait a damn min…is that real…Obama wiping out student debt after Nov?? No seriously I will cry and he will b sooooooo fucking clutch!!!
— Dbaby (@YellowVixxen) August 23, 2013
I WILL POP THIS PUSSY FOR OBAMA IF HE WIPES STUDENT DEBT ITELLYAWHAT
— Beatrix Kiddo (@_itscrazy) August 23, 2013
Me too, shoot. RT @_itscrazy: I WILL POP THIS P**** FOR OBAMA IF HE WIPES STUDENT DEBT ITELLYAWHAT"
— David D. (@DavidDTSS) August 23, 2013
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