Free Community College Tuition

As an adjunct faculty member at a community college, I might be expect to welcome President Barack Obama’s proposal to make community college tuition-free. I don’t. This is another in a long line of great-sounding, ill-thought-out proposals emanating from the disconnected thinkers in Washington. It is a product of the psychological pathology that afflicts social engineers at every level of government. It springs from the idea that if the intentions behind a program are good, it must be worth doing, especially if it is “for the children.” It is typical…