When enough bureaucratic prestige has been invested in a project, it is easier to see it fail, than to abandon it. Facts also do not cease to exist, just because they are ignored. I have no problem when workers control the unions. I have a problem when the union controls the worker. Samuel Gompers argued passionately that no one should be forced to join the union.
These are all quotes attributed to many others. I just thought they are appros to the museum and the Peoria County asphalt ordinance.