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The War for the Youth: Obama to Hammer GOP over Student Loans

Kendall12 Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 12:27 AM
South Side of Chicago should crawl back into his South Side hole where he belongs. He's just another taker lined up for Obamabucks. He has nothing of intelligence to offer here.

As my colleague Kevin Glass reported this morning, President Obama has seen a dramatic 18-point drop in support among youth voters, one of his most enthusiastic blocs. So this week, in an attempt to woo back and reenergize this fleeing demographic, the president will take to the podium to tout a campaign pillar aimed squarely at young people: student loans.

Last month, I wrote about the looming interest rate hike on student loans. They will double on July 1st, from 3.4% to 6.8%, when the 2007 law that temporarily reduced the rates expires. The timing could not...