Appearing on CNBC, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said taxing drivers by the mile “shows a lot of promise” and could be a way to fund a multi-trillion dollar infrastructure overhaul.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says taxing drivers by the mile “shows a lot of promise” and could be a way to fund a big infrastructure overhaul. pic.twitter.com/fkI5nWt7sr
— The Recount (@therecount) March 26, 2021
Many on Twitter did not like the idea.
This is a very bad idea.
— Vince Ambrose (@VinceAmbrose) March 26, 2021
I like @PeteButtigieg but this will fuck low income people more than most
— Dan Fissel (@danfissel) March 26, 2021
I wonder why he hates the people in the southwest and midwest? Dodged a bullet he wasn’t the nominee, Lord deliver us from overhyped consultants
— Goblin Trash Panda (@IncRabid) March 26, 2021
The places with the longest commutes are in California and NY/New Jersey. This regressive excuse for a plan would hit hard anyone who doesn't live in a city with good public transit- so most of us.
— mortalia (@mortalia) March 26, 2021