Wearing a cardboard sign upon which “$226K” is written in green characters, a supporter of Senator Bernie Sanders told 24-year-old actress Shailene Woodley that she owes $226,000 in debt.
Woodley, also a supporter of the socialist senator from Vermont, then asked the young female what she had studied after high school.
The answer? “Speech pathology.”
“I only want to help people communicate effectively,” declares the indebted student. Woodley’s tweet broadens her interviewee’s aspirations, casting her as “trying to help the world.”
Sanders has promised “free tuition” nationwide at post-secondary institutions, without specifying conditions relating to preferred pursuits. Under Sanders’s proposal, those wishing to become mechanical engineers, pediatricians, or electricians will be afforded the same taxpayer assistance as those studying Greek mythology, “social justice,” or “women’s studies.”
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