January 26, 2015 6:01 a.m.
President Barack Obama's vision in which "two years of college becomes as free and universal in America as high school is today" stands as ambitious, noble, and thought-provoking. Yes, it also seems unrealistic, unaffordable, and unattainable, but those qualifiers should not be enough to entirely dismiss the notion; many a great idea has appeared beyond reach prior to its conception. As Robert Kennedy once said, "There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were and ask why not?"