Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address was an attempt to build bridges.
Actual bridges, like the 56,000 spans labeled as “structurally deficient” across the United States. And political bridges—agenda items designed to appeal to both sides of the political aisle, infrastructure among them.
“We will build gleaming new roads, bridges, highways, railways, and waterways across our land,” he said. “And we will do it with American heart, American hands, and American grit.”
Whether Trump can brid…