TASTELESS…911 Gift Shop Sells Twin Tower Nicknacks At Ground Zero
Gross. Did you know the 911 Museum at Ground Zero has a tourist gift shop?
Downstairs: Unidentified remains of victims of the 911 Jihad, resting in a memorial “tomb of the unknown.”
Upstairs: 911 “Darkness Tote” bag for $15. Anyone wanna take a guess where they’re made?
Don’t want to blow $15 bucks on a Tote? They have cheaper options for you. Like a “Darkness Mug” for 12.99.
Looking to be a little more frugal at the Ground Zero Tourist Attraction? They have a Darkness option for you too. The “Darkness Keychain” is what you’re looking for. Just 4 bucks!
Can you buy a Darkness Koran?
Understandably family members of the dead are outraged.
The idea of a gift shop alone is offensive to many, but is made even more painful considering 8,000 unidentified remains of victims were recently moved to a tomb beneath the museum.
‘Here is essentially our tomb of the unknown. To sell baubles I find quite shocking and repugnant,’ Diane Horning, who lost her 26-year-old son Matthew in the attacks, told the New York Post. [more…]