Go to prison, get a free education? Not cool, Cuomo.
Before I go any further, I would like to say that I do understand the general idea behind this plan. Educate prisoners, and they're less likely to become repeat offenders. In theory, the intent is admirable and in an ideal world, this would benefit society greatly in the end.
With that said, I would also like to say that this is one of the most asinine things I have ever heard in my entire life.
Not only is it insulting to those of us who chose to get an education and are on our own to pay for it, but now what is the motivation going to be for the upcoming generation? Go to college and be thousands of dollars in debt for the better part of your life, or go to prison and get to go to college for free? It doesn't take an educated person to see where the imbalance is here.
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