Snap-O Fact #94
President Obama Has Persistently Pursued Infrastructure Development!
During his 2008 Presidential campaign, candidate Obama laid out a bold plan for repairing and modernizing America's infrastructure. President Bush was the first president since Herbert Hoover to not make infrastructure a priority during the 8 years of his administration. Not only had we fallen behind many other countries in this regard, but our facilities had become the victim of neglect. President Obama's envisioned plan would not only bring our country back to having the best communications and transportation systems in the world, it would also employ great numbers of workers in the process.
The relentless opposition to this 2008 plan was unpredictable at the time. The President believed that such an obviously beneficial program was sure to find support from every patriotic American. Unfortunately, that was not to be the case. Conservative legislators, broadcasters, and decision makers