For anyone who has had the pleasure of driving down one of America's pot-holed highways recently, it's no hidden fact that the political system isn't the only thing crumbling around the USA.
There's a solution to this ailing infrastructure. And who do we have to thank for putting up the cash? No, not state and local governments.
China. Via the FT:
"China Investment Corporation, the country’s main sovereign wealth fund, plans to invest in the dilapidated infrastructure of developed countries, starting with the UK, according to Lou Jiwei, the fund’s chairman."