Networks Continue to Shamelessly Push Need for More Infrastructure Funding


<p><em>See more in the <a href="…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>Despite now knowing that the Amtrak train that derailed outside of Philadelphia on Tuesday night was going more than double the speed limit, the &ldquo;big three&rdquo; networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC continued pushing the need for more infrastructure funding and an increase in Amtrak&rsquo;s budget on their Wednesday evening newscasts.&nbsp;</p>

<p>On the <em>CBS Evening News</em>, anchor Scott Pelley parroted the point that <strong>&ldquo;[s]ome of Amtrak&#39;s equipment has been charitably described as &lsquo;antique,&rsquo;&rdquo; </strong>before going on fret that <strong>&ldquo;a House panel today cut Amtrak&rsquo;s budget even more.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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