SOCIALISM: WHO KNEW “FREE” COULD COST SO MUCH?

The 10-year costs of all the various promises made by Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and other socialists. 

“FREE COLLEGE” ($807 BILLION); 

SOCIAL SECURITY EXPANSION ($188 BILLION); 

SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE ($32 TRILLION); 

GUARANTEED JOBS AT $15 PER HOUR PLUS BENEFITS ($6.8 TRILLION); 

INFRASTRUCTURE ($1 TRILLION); 

STUDENT LOAN DEBT FORGIVENESS ($1.4 TRILLION).

NET COST: ABOUT $42.5 TRILLION OVER 10 YEARS, give or take a few hundred billion.