It’s being called “the most ambitious commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany”: “The Wall Project” in Los Angeles — and its political message will surprise many. Artists commissioned by the organizers have promised works that draw analogies between the Berlin Wall and the wall the Israelis have erected along the border with the West Bank, and the wall the US has erected along the Mexican border.
That’s not exactly the sort of thing Ronald Reagan had in mind when he stood in Berlin in 1989 and said “Tear down this wall!”
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