From Mass. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren’s latest campaign commercial:

“We’ve got bridges and roads in need of repair and thousands of people in need of work. Why aren’t we rebuilding America?” asks Ms. Warren, a professor at Harvard Law School who served in the Obama administration. “Our competitors are putting people to work, building a future. China invests 9% of its GDP in infrastructure. America? We’re at just 2.4%. We can do better.”

Assuming Warren’s numbers are true (a dangerous gamble, at best — what was the last number she gave us? 1/32?), maybe there’s a reason for those numbers besides “America sucks for not sprinkling more Obama cronies with taxpayer cash.”

All those numbers and big words Warren used might be confusing folks. They’re asking a lot of questions:

Maybe a simplified version of her message might help:

But if we are to emulate China, why stop at bridges and roads?

Then again, maybe we SHOULD emulate China:

On the other hand, perhaps there exists an even better role model than China that Warren is overlooking:

On the bright side, even if Warren isn’t elected in November, there’s still something she can do: