Video: Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe on the High Cost of College


"If we are lending money that ostensibly we don't have to kids who have no hope of making it back in order to train them for jobs that clearly don't exist, I might suggest that we've gone around the bend a little bit," says TV personality Mike Rowe, best known as the longtime host of Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs.

Rowe recently sat down with Reason's Nick Gillespie to discuss the problem with taxpayer-supported college loans, the disconnect between the way we educate versus the job opportunities that are available, the hidden costs of regulatory compliance, and more.

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