Americans also know that much of what is proposed right now is bogus and will make them poorer and weaker. Don’t believe that? There is a silent majority of people. They don’t speak up so much, they are not loud but they vote and they can smell BS when it comes their way. Swiss politicians also thought that they had the electorate figured out and now they lost a referendum on climate change. Whenever politicians think they have the people figured out, they are wrong.
Normally the tedium of an inside-the-Beltway debate about infrastructure makes even die-hard Washington watchers completely zone out – but this year is different. People are paying attention now