It’s been three years since the I-35W bridge fell down. The new bridge has been up for nearly two years, and everyone seems to have forgotten there was a problem. It was fixed, after all, and the new bridge has an amazing array of technological safeguards built into it to prevent the collapse.
All is well, yes? I don’t think so. The fact that we are in the middle of a governor’s election and this is not a major issue – indeed, it seems like ancient history – I take as adequate proof that we are doomed.