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China’s Infrastructure That Obama Wants U.S. to Emulate is Collapsing

posted at 11:16 am on June 28, 2009 by

Just the latest fatal example of shoddy infrastructure in China is this: a new 13-story building in Shanghai collapsed. The Daily Mail has pictures here. Wow.

Oddly enough, here’s Barack Obama last August praising China’s infrastructure and speaking about how America needs to emulate that country’s “vastly superior” way of building things, which means that if you’re in the U.S., put on your hard hat and watch for falling “progress”:

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Careful, Ed might steal this for his Obamateurism of the day.

abinitioadinfinitum on June 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM

Obama mind is stuck in his own ineptitude.

Americannodash on June 28, 2009 at 12:56 PM

In China, incompetents are really punished, not like here. These screw-ups face severe, perhaps even capital, punishment.

thegreatbeast on June 28, 2009 at 10:48 PM

In China, car drives you.

GW_SS-Delta on June 29, 2009 at 8:39 PM