But, Hey, The Stimulus Is Good

An administration official took about eight minutes before whacking me (gently) about my post on the Biden stimulus celebration tour. So let me be clear. I think the stimulus was clearly needed and probably should have been even bigger and more focused on the kind of construction projects that are being touted. My only beef was with the aesthetics of doing a victory laps with such frequency. But that said, I love a bridge repair as much as the next guy...

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