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Barry Ritholtz

Trump's Huge Infrastructure Plan Is a Flop

It doesn't come close to spending enough to fix the nation's roads, bridges and tunnels.
The best we can do?

The best we can do?

Photographer: Jim Lee/Bloomberg

I’m a sucker. I admit it.

One of my failings is believing people who firmly shake my hand while looking me squarely in the eye. Indeed, it is a normal tendency many people have, which makes us vulnerable to being duped by those who prey upon our confirmation biases. We selectively hear what we want to hear, and disregard the rest.