When I learned Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) had voted against Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill to lower student loan rates, I tweeted to him:
His response was this:
I checked out the link (I didn’t watch the video), but read the transcript – as if this excused his wrong headed vote. Somehow, he is equating the rising cost of education to government intervention. This is suppose to excuse a vote that would lower the cost of a student loan. So, rather than work to make education more affordable for students, he’s going to blame the government.
According to Johnson’s figures,