Tuesday, March 26, 2024

We're all bridge experts now, aren't we?

Here is a fascinating analysis of the Baltimore bridge disaster, by someone who actually does know a lot about ships and bridges:
 My bet is they will get some shipping lanes cleared within two weeks -- the Army Corps of Engineers already has a thousand experts working on it, and it wouldn't surprise me if vessels from Halifax to Sao Paulo are already on their way to Baltimore to help tow the girders out of the way and dredge that channel deeper.
Meanwhile, here's some of the day's less crazy commentary:
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The Wire producer David Simon spent the day lambasting various idiots who blamed the disaster on everything from immigrants to vaccines. His twitter feed is pretty funny: Here's some more:


e.a.f. said...

Yes, I can see that was going to happen. thanks for the laugh. Maybe Trump will blame it on the undocumented or perhaps its Biden's fault.

Cathie from Canada said...

Nope, its Trudeau's fault!