Obama said, "This is not some fanciful, pie-in-the-sky vision of the future. It's happening now. The problem is, it's happening elsewhere." He cited superior high-speed rail travel in countries like China, Japan, France and Spain.
Word. Of course Fox News will probably report tonight that "Obama hates the US, wants it to be Europe". Guys - sometimes we just suck at some things. We lost the World Baseball Classic for example. While I would like to win that as well, High Speed Rail will improve our competitiveness and needs to happen. The sooner the better.