“It’s simple, really. We want to cancel student and medical debt because we believe education and healthcare are human rights.” In the midst of an intense discourse about the ethics of the immense debt racked up by young students as a consequence of the private education institution hierarchy her tweet sparked passionate debate.
Shapiro was happy to add to the conversation, saying sarcastically of Bush’s message: “Housing is a human right, too, I'd assume. So cancel all mortgage debt. Hell, why not also cancel credit card debt, since people tend to use credit cards for a lot of vital expenses? In fact, why not just relieve all debt? No downsides, right?”
Housing is a human right, too, I'd assume. So cancel all mortgage debt. Hell, why not also cancel credit card debt,… https://t.co/TIQXTNDtd5
While some people agreed with the notion “if I had to suffer through massive debt and interest payments, then so do you”, there was also an onslaught of mockery from progressives, as yes, Ben, housing is a human right… and this is what people should want.
“Absolutely,” writer Miles Klee commented on his post. Another person wondered, "What is the actual downside that he’s trying to get at?"
The post was also met with a rush of people tagging the notorious “accidentally left-wing” Twitter account, which has more than 150,000 followers.
— accidentally based (@accidentally based)