More Calls For Scrapping Libeskind

The voices speaking out against the official plans for the WTC site are growing ever louder, and those calling for a strict rebuild of the original Twin Towers are gaining ground. The obvious argument is visceral, of course – you knock our buildings down, and we’ll just put ’em right back up! – but there is more to the increasingly popular movement than simple defiance. “We are replacing a symbol of world peace and human cooperation with a self-absorbed salute to America,” says the man who is leading the charge, adding that Daniel Libeskind’s design is “tone deaf to a monumental degree.”