As we reported last night, the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train traveling from Washington, D.C. to New York City set off a fury of instant analysis that GOP cuts to infrastructure spending were probably to blame:

But reports this morning suggest speed, not a “crumbling infrastructure,” might be the cause of the accident:

But “human error” just doesn’t fit the lib narrative, now does it?

As for “infrastructure spending,” David Frum reminds us that we already did that:

Stimulus money that’s being used to fund California’s boondoggle high-speed rail plan:

Which is taking money away from much more needed upgrades in California:

Pretty much.

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