It's one of the very, very few issues Democrats and Republicans can agree on: Preventing the rate on federally-subsidized student loans from doubling this summer. Both parties desperately want the young-person vote, and a surefire way to get them is through their pocketbook.
But of course, there's always some issue, Jon Stewart notices. Democrats want to close corporate tax loopholes, Republicans want to cut discretionary spending elsewhere. What we should get is a civilized debate over the role of government; what we actually get is a bunch of name-calling.
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