Maybe Crazy Bernie should re-think his free college proposal... because if schools need to rely on more donation money to pay their bills and try to expand, they're certainly going to have to do a better job than Mrs. Sanders did at the now-defunct Burlington College in Vermont.
That is the school that Jane O'Meara Sanders was the president of from 2004 until she got the boot in 2011. Five years later, the school shuttered, right around the same time that her husband was running for, and got shafted out of a fair chance at, the Democratic Party nomination.
Now the FBI is investigating events surrounding Mrs. Sanders application for a loan to allow the school to pay for a new campus. Complaints allege that Mrs. Sanders may have artificially inflated the donation allotments to the school in order to secure the loan... donations which never came and not only set the school back but also cost a church about $2 million dollars.
Read here for all the details.
(Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla)