Bernie Sanders likes to pretend that free college is a realistic thing. What the left doesn't understand is that nothing is really free. Somewhere down the line someone is going to pay for this.
Well, Rep. Dan Crenshaw has taken offense to Bernie trying to buy off his generation by claiming everything is free.
First, here is the tweet that Bernie Sanders sent out where he promises to make public colleges and universities tuition-free:
It's a disgrace that thousands of Americans don't go to college because they can't afford it, or leave school with crushing debt.
Our message to young people must be: You won't be punished for getting an education. We will make public colleges and universities tuition-free.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) March 30, 2019
The Texas Representative was happy to jump in and point out that while the individual student won't be paying for it, everyone will.
And you’re going to tax the hardworking middle class to do it.
Stop trying to buy off my generation with impossible promises.
And if you do, at least be honest about how to pay for it. The “1%” don’t make enough to pay for your programs.
Eventually you have to tax everyone. https://t.co/Qsglf9THHP
— Dan Crenshaw (@DanCrenshawTX) March 30, 2019
Sanders wants kids to be able to go to school and learn how the world works. Except they won't get a key lesson in basic economics: nothing is free.
Maybe it's just me, but "I'm from the government that's $22 trillion in debt and I'm here to help you get out of debt" seems like a laughable approach. https://t.co/iFxxCm9o5V
— Doug Powers (@ThePowersThatBe) March 30, 2019
What's sad is that there are many young people that actually believe socialism means that everything is free and no one has to pay for anything.
Millenials actually believe the lies https://t.co/Rlt27PQ7P1
— JohnGalt 🇺🇸🇮🇱 (@JohnJGaltrules) March 30, 2019
What a promise! It says how much of socialist you are! Stop trying to con young people with your unfunded promises😂 It only took me 3 minutes to explain to my 10yr old why "everything free" doesn't work! Maybe we should sit down one of these days😂 #leadright #KeepAmericaGreat https://t.co/ESU68aw0Kv
— Abraham George (@abrahamgeorge) March 31, 2019
Tuition free doesn't mean that someone is coming down with a magic wand and making college free. It means that everybody will have to foot the bill for this tuition.