John Edwards Wants to Help American Kids Go to College, But Has a Funny Way of Showing It

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards recently proposed an educational policy that urged “every financial barrier” be removed for American kids who want to go to college.

But John Edwards charged $55,000 to speak to a crowd of 1,787 at taxpayer-funded University of California at Davis on Jan. 9, 2006 last year,

At UC Davis — like all schools in the public University of California system — there will be a 7 percent tuition increase suffered by the kids his speeches are aimed at helping.