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A $2 Trillion Infrastructure Deal Won’t Achieve Its Goals

And there are a lot of them — too many conflicting ones, in fact, as I write at Bloomberg Opinion today.

The projects that create jobs “immediately” might not be the ones with the best long-term payoff. Making sure that businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans get contracts also means not focusing single-mindedly on value for the dollar . . .

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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