It's Official: Darth Vader Outs Himself As Republican & Capitalist | Main | Creepy Anonymous-Postcard Secrets
May 18, 2005

It's Official, Part II: Trump Offers To Build "Bigger, Stronger, and Better" Twin Towers

Give the man a chance.


Trump beside models of proposed Twin Towers II.
He told the skeletal, craven "Freedom Tower" "You're fired."

Denouncing the existing plans for rebuilding Ground Zero as the "worst pile of crap architecture I've ever seen," Trump argued that erecting two new, even taller twin towers was the only valid response to the terrorists.

...

Describing the Freedom Tower as an "empty skeleton," Trump said its construction would be a capitulation.

"If we rebuild the World Trade Center in the form of a skeleton ... the terrorists win. It's that bad," he told reporters gathered in the lobby of his 5th Avenue Trump Towers headquarters on Manhattan.

...

The replacements would be at least 1,475-feet tall, more than 100 feet higher than their previous incarnations. The new North Tower would also boast a 383-foot communications mast.

"It's bigger, it's stronger and it's better than the previous World Trade Center, and it sets the right tone and the right attitude," Trump said, adding that some members of the public who had seen the model had been moved to tears.

It's the right thing to do. It's the right monument for those who perished. And it's the right way to say a hearty "Go Fuck Yourselves And Die Slowly" to the mass-murderers and their allies.

And if it takes a brash, cocky, tacky guy like Trump to get the job done-- well, that's America, ain't it? Brash, cocky, and tacky is what we are.

I Repeat: It's the Right Thing To Do:

Pic of models swiped from File It Under.com.

But Who Would Work There? Update: Karol asked Deroy Murdock this on yesterday's show, and he said something like, "I'd work there, as a proud American man."

Let me extend and revise his remarks:

I'd work there, I'd live there, I'd visit the museums and memorials, I'd eat at the goddamned restaurant, I'd play the fucking slots three times a month if he puts his trashy casinos in them.

Another Answer To the Question: With the Towers destroyed, the Empire State Building became the next major NYC landmark tempting terrorists.

And yet there has not been, as far as I know, a mass exodus of tenants from the ESB, has there?

There will be businesses and residential tenants who don't want to be located in the Twin Towers II. So what? There are businesses and tenants who don't want be located in a lot of buildings, for various reasons.

We don't need the entire city to want to live or work there. We need enough businesses, workers, and residential tenants to (nearly) fill the thing up.

I suspect that there are a lot of people who will jump at the chance to relocate in the rebuilt Towers. Almost certainly more than enough to make the project economically viable.

Unless we truly have become a city of cowards... which I don't think we have yet. A city dominated by liberal hand-wringers and worryworts, yes. But surely all courage and all defiance has not yet departed New York City.


digg this
posted by Ace at 01:28 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Roy: "Because, if you're not joining them, that proves y ..."

Mike Hammer, etc., etc.: "Thought Crime: St. Louis Cop Under Investigation f ..."

mnw: "I was surprised that CBS national radio news (driv ..."

Zod: "The NFL players kneel. Zod approves. ..."

vivi: "177 - pics/video or it didn't happen. Post 'em on ..."

Anna Puma (HQCaR): "The new [i]Death Wish[/i] movie starring Bruce Wil ..."

steevy: "Oh and like clock work,protests are patriotic agai ..."

Jane D'oh: "DOCTOR Marc LaMont Hill sez he doesn't stand for t ..."

TheQuietMan: "A lot of shooting going on in Chicago this weekend ..."

steevy: "356 The NBA put an end to old "Muhammed Abdul-Rauf ..."

Slippery Slope Salesman [/i]: " Lost all respect for Terry Bradshaw yesterday on ..."

Zod: ">>352 Since the player's egos and racial identity ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64