Obama, student loans + Twitter = #Dontdoublemyrate gold

Obama, student loans + Twitter = #Dontdoublemyrate gold

http://twitter.com/#!/amandacarpenter/status/194848943857860608

Whoopsies! Yet another hash tag fail for Team Obama. Fresh on the heels of his ludicrous and transparently pandering speech at the University of North Carolina, comes yet another embarrassment.

If Congress doesn’t act, more than 7 million students will pay double the interest on their student loans starting July 1. #DontDoubleMyRate

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 24, 2012

WH assumes it's a good thing when their hashtags trend. Bad idea. It usually just means it's become a viral joke. #dontdoublemyrate

— Amanda Carpenter (@amandacarpenter) April 24, 2012

Yep. Panderer-in-Chief + whining adult children = comedy gold in the form of #dontdoublemyrate. No matter how hard some in the media try to spin it.

The White House does seem to have chosen a hashtag, #dontdoublemyrate, that's a lot harder to spoof

— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) April 24, 2012

Guess again, Ben Smith!

RT @jimgeraghty Average private 4-year tuition, 2007-2008: $32,307; Average private 4-year tuition, 2011-2012: $42,224 #dontdoublemyrate

— Claire Fuxstable (@MavisGary) April 24, 2012

RT @rorycooper: Long-term unemployed: 1/20/09 2.7 million Americans. 4/24/12 5.3 million. #dontdoublemyrate #toolate

— AlexaShrugged (@AlexaShrugged) April 24, 2012

RT @MelissaTweets: Foodstamps rated doubled. http://t.co/9bk5THve #dontdoublemyrate #toolate

— AlexaShrugged (@AlexaShrugged) April 24, 2012

How far America's youth have fallen, reduced now to begging for crumbs from the government table. #DontDoubleMyRate.

— One Who Remembers (@lheal) April 24, 2012

Gas prices. 1/20/2009: $1.83. 4/24/2012: $3.87 #dontdoublemyrate #toolate

— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) April 24, 2012

MT @jimgeraghty Debt accumulated under Bush in 8 yrs: $4.93 trillion. Debt accumulated under Obama so far: $4.99 trillion. #dontdoublemyrate

— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) April 24, 2012

#dontdoublemyrate because I majored in a faux social science and have no chance of paying it back!

— DrewMTips (@DrewMTips) April 24, 2012

Obamacare doubled my insurance premiums #dontdoublemyrate

— A.S. Bland (@MeSoBland) April 24, 2012

I paid my student loans back w/out any breaks. Now I'll have to pay for these idiots because they failed Econ 101? #dontdoublemyrate

— Jonathan Blackman (@jxb0061) April 24, 2012

#dontdoublemyrate because those without debt are responsible for my actions

— Me So Thorny (@p_i_n_e) April 24, 2012

Even Speaker Boehner weighs in.

With student loan mess, Democrats are reaping what they sowed http://t.co/5SkvDVa9 #dontdoublemyrate

— Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) April 24, 2012

Bingo. Also reaping what they have sown? The “youth vote” who came out for Obama. Be careful what you wish for, kids. You probably didn’t learn that in college.

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More from Jim Treacher:

Dear @BarackObama, how much higher do my electric bills have to get? My grocery bills? My medical bills? #DontDoubleMyRate

— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) April 25, 2012

Why should people who worked hard to pay off their college loans be forced to pay off other people's too? #DontDoubleMyRate #JustRaiseTaxes

— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) April 25, 2012

 

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