Desperate to recover some level of political support from young people, President Obama is pressing for an extension of the law that would prevent interest rates on student loans from rising. This is, we are told, a national issue of first importance.
For now, a delay may be necessary . . . but the wiser long-term course is to hire a President with the capacity to see that young people are not un- or under-employed -- and who knows how to get the economy to grow, yielding economic activity that in turn funds universities, so that young people can get a decent education without selling their souls -- or their futures.