Bucky Turco of Animal New York was at the scene and comes in with the exclusive: Some idiot, desperate for press (but not that one!) went ahead and destroyed a Koran blocks from the World Trade Center site. Here’s the story, via Animal, so far, firsthand and without any of the unavoidable spin to come:
After a mostly quiet morning protest-wise, things quickly heated up blocks from the World Trade center site. A man who refused to give his name, burned and tore out some pages from a Koran at the corner of Park Place and Church Street.
And here it seemed we’d reached our idiocy quota for the week (year?). Incoming…
Turco has more photos of the man, grinning. Maybe get used to that face?
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 11, 2010