Tag Archives: commercialization

9/11 Memory Hole

13 years after the attacks, the 9/11 Memorial has opened at the site of Ground Zero. Among other criticisms, the facility has been drawing fire for an exorbitant $24 admission fee, behind which lie the remains of the victims of the attacks, thus monetizing their deaths. A gift shop will also sell T-shirts.

Massacre in Colorado: Bring on the Schmaltz

When Americans die, especially in batches, dignity goes out the window. Let the mawkish memorials begin!