WATCH: Fox Panel Thinks Free College Would Be Unfair to the Kids Whose Parents Can Afford It

Over the last 30 years or so, American wages have increased at a snails pace. At the same time, the cost of a college education has risen dramatically. College studies are becoming nearly impossible for low and middle income families to afford.

Joe Biden‘s administration is calling for both pre-school and community college to be offered free of charge to all Americans. A White House spokesperson said, “We view the American Families Plan as a core element of President Biden’s strategy to build back better and generate a strong and inclusive economy for the future.”

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The plan would obviously help many Americans on both sides of the aisle. So, of course, the hosts of Fox and Friends had to tell their viewers it was a bad idea.

Host Ainsley Earhardt lamented, “Think about free college. If your family doesn’t make a lot of money, there’s something called a scholarship. You can apply for that right now. We don’t have to give free college to every single person. … If you’ve worked your tail off to get into the college, then they can give you a scholarship. When you deserve it.”

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Brian Kilmeade then weighed in, “We’re going to have free community college ― free for people that go, but it’s going to cost half of America that money. Free pre-k ― and you have the spending bill on top of that. [It would] basically a slowly but surely socialized economic system that we have.”

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Regardless of the arguments from Fox hosts, the idea of free community college is wildly popular with voters. A recent study showed that 63% of Americans were in support of the idea.

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