Comment of the Day: Being honest about bird-unsafe glass at Vikings stadium
|The new Vikings stadium will feature about 200,000 square feet of bird-unsafe glass.|
But in the wake of Friday's announcement that Zygi and Mark Wilf are spending their own dough to cover $46.1 million in stadium-related cost overruns, that's no longer a tenable position.
So team spokesman Jeff Anderson came clearn about why the stadium won't feature bird-safe glass.
In other words, to put it bluntly, the team is prioritizing aesthetics over bird lives.
@Drewski0781 No, but bird-safe glass wasn't a cost issue. Significantly affects the design and the view through the glass.-- Jeff Anderson (@andersonj) August 22, 2014
That being said, our comment of the day goes to the Audubon Society, the organization that led the charge for the bird-safe glass, who succinctly summarized the Vikings' changing position on the issue while tweeting out a link to our latest stadium coverage:
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