Photo: The Twin Towers Alliance
As the weekend’s Academy Awards reminded us, there are winners and there are losers, but even the so-called losers can be proud of their achievements when there is merit involved. Another facet to winning is that the recogniton is based on consensus. Even when there is more than one favorite, the winner is always popular.
But neither merit nor popularity can explain how the World Trade Center is being developed. Who are the winners and the losers at Ground Zero? Who gains by ignoring the corruption? Who wins by pretending that most people are inspired by the sorry result? And who loses…?
New York Post
New York Daily News
Crain’s New York Business