The U.S. Desperately Needs a New Infrastructure Program

It’s no secret that the infrastructure of the United States has been lagging for decades. In last week’s presidential debate, both candidates equally lamented the sorry state of the country’s infrastructure as they sparred on stage, with Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump comparing it to what would be found in a “third-world” country. Even Vice President Joe Biden, in 2014, used the exact same phrasing to describe LaGuardia Airport in New York, adding with a serious face, “I’m not joking,” as the crowd laughed at what it first thought…