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Students’ loan and Biden’s respect for humanity?

By Tosin Adesokan
02 September 2022   |   3:34 am
Sir: Joe Biden might not be an appealing politician to you. You will have to believe me if you can that Joe Biden is a fine strategist when it comes to buying people’s minds and consciences.

[FILES] US President Joe Biden (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Sir: Joe Biden might not be an appealing politician to you. You will have to believe me if you can that Joe Biden is a fine strategist when it comes to buying people’s minds and consciences. He has already been buying the votes of Americans even before the commencement of the incoming electioneering processes.

For Biden, getting solutions to people’s immediate problems is the key to getting their votes. On a number of occasions, Biden has attempted to get in advance illogical but sympathetic votes of Americans. As a very fine and immaculate politician, it will be very rare, if not impossible, to find anything against Biden’s administration.

From taking out a popular terrorist to the support he has been giving to the people of Ukraine who are being marauded by the unapologetic Russians. The creation of jobs and reduction of basic amenities for Americans are some of the outstanding things that Biden has successfully penned down. You may claim that he has not been active and working but you won’t find anything against Biden. This is possible because he knows what Americans really want.

Biden’s recent act has stirred a hornet’s nest because many Americans, even people close to him, have kicked against the policy. In order to continue getting sympathetic votes from people, Biden has decided to pardon students who owe students’ debt of $20 and $10 respectively. If this policy is successfully implemented, students whose loans are washed away by Biden will definitely vote for him.

You must have been thinking that Biden’s policy is good so far as it will help the helpless. What of those who worked and struggled before paying the loans? People must be treated equally. Perhaps, Biden wishes to refund them. Education is not free in the United States of America and he should not make it look so.

Dr Ben Carson recollected how he suffered to pay his loan to the government even when he was at medical school. It was not easy for anyone to pay the loan. People have worked with blood pressure under many unfavourable conditions to pay the bill. Apart from Carson’s story, other people who have been victims of students’ loans have kicked against it.

According to the principle of universalism, the same rule should govern everyone. Biden wants to buy people’s votes with the policy. You will be forever indebted to him because it is like he has done some impossible things for you. Biden should respect humanity and its dignity. Some people should not be cheated at the expense of getting other people’s support and endorsements.

Tosin Adesokan wrote from Gbongan, Osun State.

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