Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stated that President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure package was not only about traditional infrastructure, but also about the “human infrastructure” of childcare, housing, and education.
“We have to maintain our roads, our bridges, our mass transit,” Pelosi began. “We have to upgrade our water systems. We have to build out our, our broadband for distance learning and telemedicine and the rest of that. So we have a big responsibility. We have a big need to the tune of trillions of dollars, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. This is a very important piece of–”
When the host interrupted Pelosi to point out that Republicans object not to actual infrastructure, but to the Democrats’ social agenda in the package, Pelosi added that “infrastructure is, it’s about education, about getting children healthy in school with separation, sanitation, ventilation. It’s about investments in housing as well.”
Fact check: no, it’s not. Those things are not “infrastructure.” But Democrats redefine words whenever it suits them in order to push their agenda.
“So it’s physical infrastructure. It’s also human infrastructure that is involved,” Pelosi continued to blather.
Fact check: “human infrastructure” is not infrastructure at all, but big-government social programs that the Democrats want to push through as part of their “Build Back Better” global reset.