What could Elon Musk do with two trillion dollars if he was tasked with rebuilding or innovating replacement American infrastructure? Congressional leaders have agreed with President Trump to spend two trillion dollars on infrastructure, yet public debt is already $22 trillion. Adding more debt won’t help the nation. Neither would adding infrastructure paradigms that were new a century ago.
Are government politicians smart enough to get more bang for two trillion bucks? Could some of Beto O’Rourke’s or AOC’s green ideas fit in? A better approach might be for the government to solicit ideas on the best uses for two trillion, before deciding to throw out the pork.