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I Still Like Ike

Oilpatch Mercenary Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:43 PM
Gotta dissent fatboy and 65-66. Sorta impresses me favorably. Gotta dissent from Greenberg too: I think that "useless statuary" lends just enough impact to cause flashbacks. I especially like the images of the Nurses. Three guesses why?

Ordinarily, the news that a long overdue memorial to an historic American leader has been put on hold still again would come as a disappointment. But if you've seen the innocuous design for an Eisenhower memorial in the nation's capitol, the news may come as a relief -- and a welcome opportunity to start all over and try to get it right this time.

Innocuous doesn't begin to cover the emptiness, the blahness, the pomp meaninglessness of Frank Gehry's design for this "monument" that is the opposite of monumental. It's just a few saplings around what looks like an empty...