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As I watched the coverage of the Skagit River bridge collapse last night, this image came to me. Washingtonians are well familiar with Tim Eyman, Washington's own Howard Jarvis equivalent and horse's ass, who has been championing initiatives for decades to cut vehicle excise taxes and license registration fees, and generally defund state government and public infrastructure. In honor of his life's work enabling the disinvestment in infrastructure that facilitated this bridge collapse, please feel free to share this image far and wide.

Originally posted to wu ming on Fri May 24, 2013 at 01:03 PM PDT.

Also republished by PacNW Kossacks.

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