Why We Shouldn’t Privatize All the Things
by Alan Bedenko (@BuffaloPundit) - posted 7:24 am, October 25, 2012
Here’s why it’s horrible to let private entities privately own necessary infrastructure. The Canadian government is offering to build – at its sole cost – a new bridge crossing between Ontario and Michigan, just South from Detroit. The Maroun family, which owns the private Ambassador Bridge – the only truck crossing in Detroit – has mounted an ad blitz to oppose the new, free bridge. And it’s working.