|Count 'em! A bridge will cost at least ten Courthouse Squares|
|Marion St. Bridge = 29.7 rating, "structurally deficient"|
collapsed Skagit Bridge was 57.4
The Center St. Bridge (61.8) is only marginally better than the Skagit!
|Traffic and congestion is not growing right now|
Who again is peddling inaccurate or inadequate information? Who hasn't sat down for a formal meeting with critics of the bridge? Who argues circularly from prior commitments that "we need a bridge because we need a bridge?"
Seriously, where's the fiction and fallacy?
(For more on this see Hinessight and the collated comments.)
So, now that we've exhausted (at least temporarily) the well of irony, outrage, and snark, a more interesting question is: What will it take to be persuasive?