A Bridge Too Far

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.

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