This book by Garrison Keillor is also available in an audio version which for my money is better.
I will give you the gist: GK is from St. Paul, and his message about his childhood and youth, and the rest of his life, is this: we are all in this together.
That’s why we pay taxes to pay for things that are important and that we can’t do as individuals. Like maintain our infrastructure.
I hope to hell he will make a public statement about the bridge collapse.