Leftists Can Thank ‘Joe The Plumber’ For Biden’s Student Debt Bailout

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2022
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Knick-knack wealth redistribution is back!

In 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama infamously told Samuel Joseph “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher that he believed, “When you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” It cemented in many Americans’ minds that Obama and the Democratic Party were quickly becoming socialist.

Flash forward 14 years, and Obama’s vice president announced one of the largest wealth redistribution plans ever via a massive college debt forgiveness plan. This time, working-class individuals like “Joe the Plumber” will be paying for millions of college graduates’ degrees.

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden unveiled a plan to cancel $10,000 in...

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