Twitter smacks down Mitt 'corporations are people' Romney for calling student loan forgiveness a 'bribe'

Twitter smacks down Mitt 'corporations are people' Romney for calling student loan forgiveness a 'bribe'
HOLLAND, MICHIGAN - JUNE 19, 2012: Mitt Romney campaign rally at Holland State Park, June 19, 2012 in Holland, Michigan (Shutterstock).

United States Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) took to Twitter on Wednesday to whine about President Joe Biden's forthcoming forgiveness of federal student loans.

"Desperate polls call for desperate measures: Dems consider forgiving trillions in student loans. Other bribe suggestions: Forgive auto loans? Forgive credit card debt? Forgive mortgages? And put a wealth tax on the super-rich to pay for it all. What could possibly go wrong?" Romney wrote.

Romney also mentioned other items that Democrats aim to achieve, especially if they hope to keep their razor-thin congressional majorities in the November midterm elections.

Unfortunately for Romney, himself a millionaire many times over, his tweet inadvertently inspired a flood of defense of the Democratic Party's progressive agenda.

The Senator was politely reminded about the predatory nature of student loans and how borrowers become ensnared in an endless cycle of usury.

Romney's post underscored the hypocrisy that serves as the foundation of the Republican Party's priorities.

Romney – who infamously stated in 2011 that "corporations are people" and incorrectly declared during his failed 2012 presidential run that 47 percent of Americans pay no taxes – was also smacked down because literally, nobody is suggesting what he falsely accused Democrats of proposing.


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