WTC Facade Glass Will Be Made in Red China

At least part of 1 World Trade Center -- formerly known as the Freedom Tower -- will be made by our friends in Communist China. According to the Sentinel, PPG of Pittsburgh was hoping to make facade glass for the new tower. But Solera Construction/DCM Erectors of New York instead gave the sub-contract for the glass to the China Beijing company (or cadre or whatever they call it), using PPG's licensed technology. A PPG spokesman said he was "shocked this would be awarded to a company outside of the United States"; the Port Authority's spokesman shrugged, "We accepted the lowest responsible bidder."

On the bright side, by the time this communist Trade Center is built, we'll all be dead, either of a terrorist attack or old age. Weep, eagle, weep! (h/t Democratic Underground)

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