Welcome to 2021, where Democrats have managed to make even roadways "racist" and find a way to spend money to make them less racist.
On Monday, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg praised President Joe Biden's $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill, claiming that it will swiftly fix "racist infrastructure" with the Reconnecting Communities Initiative.
“I’m still surprised that some people were surprised that when I pointed to the fact that if a highway was built for the purpose of deciding a white and a black neighborhood,” Buttigieg attempted to explain. “Sometimes it was federal dollars that divided a community often along racial lines.”
He added that “racism that went into those design choices.”
After a reporter asked Buttigieg how he could “deconstruct racism that was build into the roadways,” the secretary said the administration would “get to work right away” on the project.
“I don’t think we have anything to lose by confronting that simple reality and I think we have everything to gain by acknowledging it and then dealing with it.”
Buttigieg has a history of talking about racist infrastructure, beginning in his campaign and continuing through his Senate confirmation hearings for the cabinet level position.
“There is racism physically built into some of our highways, and that’s why the jobs plan has specifically committed to reconnect some of the communities that were divided by these dollars,” he told the Grio in April.
What a joke....just another waste of Americans' tax money.
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