That makes absolutely no sense. Why can’t the artist who designed the piece just be the bigger man and admit the piece he did is not exactly his best stuff. Although the sculpture was symbolic of this city, and when it gets restored to its original glory it will once again be a shining symbol of the stupidity and ignorance this city continues to represent. The next time USA Today prints out a new report of America’s dumbest cities and we reclaim our top position, do not get upset. Embrace it, because that’s obviously who we are.
When they ship it to California they should just keep it; they might be able to use it for spare parts for something that serves a purpose, like the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s the same color.