Activist: Rising tuition due to ‘racism,’ like Southern locales draining swimming pools

Activist: Rising tuition due to ‘racism,’ like Southern locales draining swimming pools

[Ed. – The train of logic isn’t evident here.  But apparently it makes sense to Ms. McGhee.]

Writing to fellow MoveOn.org members on Sept. 3, Heather McGhee, the president of a “progressive” think tank, asks, “What if I told you that one of the main reasons that college costs are so high for everyone — plunging students into decades of debt — is racism??

She notes that in the 1970s, public colleges such as UCLA were affordable — until states started cutting spending, forcing students to make up the gap with loans.

“Why did this happen?” she asks. “Racism…

“It’s like when Southern towns preferred to drain their public swimming pools after courts ordered them integrated. …”

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