Interview: John Stossel on the Two Million Dollar Bathroom

Best-selling investigative journalist John Stossel investigates a New York City park bathroom that cost $2 million to build. For that price, you might expect gold plated fixtures but it’s just a tiny building with four toilets and four sinks. New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver says $2 million was a good deal because “New York City is the most expensive place to build. since government spends other people’s money, it doesn’t need to worry about cost or speed. Every decision is bogged down by time-wasting “public engagement,” inflated union wages, and productivity-killing work rules. Two million dollars for a bathroom. That’s your government at work.

Read all of John Stossel’s piece here. 

Today Lars talked with John Stossel about how a New York public park bathroom cost taxpayers 2 million dollars. Listen to the entire interview here:

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