When I saw this, I thought this was either fake news or a really unfunny joke.

Fifteen of the nineteen terrorists who perpetrated the September 11 attacks were citizens of Saudi Arabia.

Is this not obscene to now have a monument celebrating Saudi Arabia, mere steps from Ground Zero?

Via Observer.

A sculpture celebrating Saudi Arabia’s place in the G20 Summit was erected on the World Trade Center grounds last week, a stone’s throw away from the 9/11 memorial.

Shaped to resemble a piece of candy, the nine-foot-tall statue bears the Kingdom’s emerald flag emblazoned with the Arabic inscription, “There is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is the prophet.” It was created by French sculptor Laurence Jenkell in 2011 as part of the larger installation “Candy Nation” which depicts G20 countries as sugary delights, and has since been featured in over 25 countries….

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  1. Alain41 says:

    Considering that Saudi Arabia is the home of many 911 attackers, Did I miss the protesters throwing red paint on the statue and then tipping it over like they did to the Confederate statues?

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