Traction Control points out an interview by Jamie Glazov on FrontPageMagazine.com.
Crescent of Betrayal author Alec Rawls:
This is a symbolic attack on America , every bit as ambitious in its own way as the 9/11 attacks. The Wahabbists build mosques to claim territory. By claiming the Flight 93 crash site, Paul Murdoch is trying to turn Flight 93 into an al Qaeda victory.
Original proposal, since slightly modified, overlaid with a familiar symbol:
Where do MO readers stand on the Flight 93 memorial controversy? Personally, I can’t quite figure out what I think about it.
My initial thought was that if they didn’t reject it after the backlash began, it couldn’t be a coincidence that the memorial appears to be an Islamic crescent aligned with Mecca. When the artist offered to make some changes, he didn’t really seem to understand what anyone was upset about, which didn’t do a lot to convince me that he is for real. Also, CAIR’s description of Flight 93 as “a plane that crashed” is pretty outrageous.
If I had to pick sides, I’d oppose this memorial design. Even if it isn’t intended as a
What do you guys think about this issue?