Friday Funny: Infrastructure Woes Cause National Case of Insomnia

Actually-fake-news site The Onion got a few burns on the world of planning this week. One article satirized the nation's inaction over the state of its infrastructure. The other hit the Brookings Institute where it hurts: the policy recommendations.
July 21, 2017, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Tossing and turning while the noise continued virtually unabated, the nation was kept up all night by the incessant sound of its creaking infrastructure, sources said Thursday." We know this fake story by The Onion can't be true, and everything is fine with infrastructure: 1) because light show! and 2) because "verbal govt approval"!

Also: "In what is being called the worst environmental disaster in the region’s history, millions of policy proposals gushed into the Black Sea on Thursday after a Brookings Institution think tanker ran aground off the coast of Crimea." Every now and then, The Onion makes policy nerds like us laugh out loud.

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Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in The Onion
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