When politicians talk about infrastructure

James Freeman  |  September 14, 2021

By James Freeman, includes “… ‘The modernization of O’Hare International Airport’s runways, designed to reduce delays at the notoriously congested airport, is nearing completion,’ reports Sarah Freishtat in the Chicago Tribune. … Who would have guessed that this project would now be almost complete? Why, it was just a mere two decades ago that Chicago’s then-Mayor Richard M. Daley outlined his plans … Reader Kevin Burns observes in an email: ‘Don’t you enjoy these ‘shovel ready’ jobs and the rapid pace of government infrastructure projects? Only 16 years to lay concrete for a runway!’ …”

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