Transport Secretary Ray LaHood Panders to Cyclists | The Big Money
A more over-the-top example of shameless pandering you won’t find anywhere in the halls of our current government. The transportation system of the United States is set up to accommodate one thing and one thing only: the automobile. I’m not going to say whether that’s good or bad. It just is. We can talk all we want about light rail and urban mass-transit and even flying cars and jetpacks—when push comes to shove, we’re Americans and we drive.Climate Bill Losing Support on the Left | Mother Jones
...the senators who should be the most enthusiastic cheerleaders for this effort are sitting disgruntled on the sidelines.