People have very short memories and soon after the last disaster has disappeared from the headlines, there is some new shiny thing that will catch their attention. Politicians know that and they also know that fixing big stuff that needs fixing is very expensive and is fraught with problems and they don’t like that. They need the cash for their own porc bael projects and for virtue signaling. Some people’s pain threshold is very high and they take a lot of punishment before real action is taken. If ever – Germany might be such a place as well.
According to the Texas Tribune, the state government has not done enough to secure the supply of gas against another winter deep freeze.