Worth Reading: Donald Trump's infrastructure illusion. By Steve Chapman
Excerpt: "We've got shovel-ready projects all across the country. And governors and mayors are pleading to fund it. The minute we can get those investments to the state level, jobs are going to be created." --President-elect Barack Obama, December 2008. "There's no such thing as shovel-ready projects." --President Obama, September 2010. Boosting federal investment in infrastructure has never had so many enthusiasts. During the presidential campaign, it was the rare chorus that Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders could all join in singing.