In a message about another subject Allah Pundit blogged on Hot Air Construction on the Freedom Tower and a 9/11 memorial is finally under way in New York City, too. They’ve already proposed a, ahem, spending cap. At 1,776 feet, the Tower will be the tallest building in the world — for a few years, until a skyscraper being planned for Bahrain blows past it with a height of 3,000 feet.
The Bahraini tower will be part of a complex of five buildings,
The next highest is also higher at1800 feet.each of which represents one of the five pillars of Islam. And the firm that’s set to design it … is Danish.
World’s tallest building. In a Muslim country. Built by a company from the same country that produced the Mohammed cartoons, whose embassies in the Middle East have been burned as a result. What could go wrong?
I wonder what efforts they are taking to make sure someone does not fly a plane into it.