Here in America, when we have a problem, our politicians really can’t do anything to fix it. Even if we all agree we need a problem fixed, we go through endless spiral debates that take years.
In Beijing, they have a lot of traffic. They didn’t want traffic to be a problem during the Olympics – so they simply passed an odd/even driving rule for the month. If your license plate is odd, don’t drive on even days. Overnight, traffic dropped by 50%. No problem! Try accomplishing that in the United States.
We righteous in America always think we know best. And in some cases, maybe we do. But when it comes to just getting stuff done, you’ve got to admit, the Chinese are way ahead of us.