Are Republicans reluctant to fix infrastructure in blue states and perhaps poor areas, similar to their reluctance to fund Sandy relief?
I remember Al Gore campaigning some on fixing infrastructure back in 2000, noting poor ASCE ratings. I figured that would be a good place to spend some surplus money.
Has any progress other than the shovel-ready Obama stimulus projects been made in the past 20 years or are the Ayn Randians in Washington going to just let it all rot and collapse?
I hope we shall take warning from the example and crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country. -- Thomas Jefferson, 1816