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Quote of the Whatnot

October 10, 2010

We are no longer the nation that used to amaze the world with its visionary projects. We have become, instead, a nation whose politicians seem to compete over who can show the least vision, the least concern about the future and the greatest willingness to pander to short-term, narrow-minded selfishness.

Paul Krugman, writing for the New York Times, in response to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie canceling the second Hudson River rail tunnel.

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