If you build it, they will come. Sometimes, they’ll show up if even if you just establish the framework for a basic, non-binding, not entirely specific agreement to kick off official talks about building it. The deal is not quite shovel ready, but in an age when bipartisanship is absent and infrastructure week has been on the way for years, let’s celebrate a step in the right direction (even if there are many deep potholes, dangerous tunnels, and decomposing bridges between here and our final destination.). Biden, bipartisan senators say they have framework infrastructure deal. From Biden: “They have my word, and I’ll stick with what they proposed, and they’ve given me their word as well — and where I come from, that’s good enough for me.” (If you believe that, I’ve got a slightly damaged bridge from the last five years for sale…)