World renowned graffiti artist Banksy has besmirched Canada as boring in an op-ed piece meant at besmirching the new World Trade Center as cowardly, in a column apparently rejected by the New York Times and instead posted online.
On his website, Banksy says he wrote a column for the New York Times, "But they declined to publish what I supplied." Instead, the graffiti artist stamped “This site contains blocked messages” on a Brooklyn wall and posted his diatribe on his personal website.
The rejected column claims the One World Trade Centre project being completed at Ground Zero in Manhattan is a vast disappointment that lacks confidence and "so clearly proclaims the terrorists won."
Eesh. But during his attack, which dismisses the project as nervous, shy and well-mannered (in a bad way), the mysterious artist also reaches out and takes an errant swipe at Canada:
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That building is a disaster. Well no, disasters are interesting. One World Trade Center is a non-event. It's vanilla. It looks