Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has introduced a higher education plan that one-ups his Democrat colleagues. It’s a flawed policy in several ways. (AP Photo/John Locher)


Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled his latest higher education plan Monday, and it’s a whopper — wiping out all existing student loan debt for roughly 45 million Americans and also guaranteeing free public higher education for every qualified student. The latest salvo in the higher education arms race being waged by Democrat contenders for president, the Sanders plan ups the ante dramatically over other debt cancellation and free-college plans. Its overall price tag is estimated at $2.2 trillion.

Sanders described his plan as “revolutionary.” A better description might be “pandering.” His College For All Act looks like a

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