The Corner

“This is the kind of disaster that just doesn’t happen in the United States–a bridge spontaneously collapsing, apparently, into a river.”

Minneapolis blogger John Hinderaker.

Ed Morrissey points out

One thing that people need to keep in mind about the Twin Cities is how small they are, comparatively speaking to other major cities. Combined, the two cities only have a population of 650,000, and the entire metro area is only 2.5 million people. Given the likely number of people injured and perhaps killed in this tragedy, this will touch many, many families here in this area.

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