Will Bunch: How Biden got it wrong about Penn, the Ivies, student debt and America's 'college problem'

A generation ago, when Bill Clinton wanted to prove to Middle America that he wasn’t a cartoon leftist, he publicly bashed a previously obscure Black woman hip-hop artist named Sista Souljah. Last week, President Joe Biden — ever eager to cling to his centrist bona fides while pushing a mostly progressive economic agenda — found his Sista Souljah moment in the hypothetical persona of a young and presumably woke Penn grad demanding taxpayers retroactively finance their elite education. Indeed, America’s new 46th president dropped the healer-in-chief schtick and seemed to get his back up when a …

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