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Now Locog wants a crap clock in Trafalgar Square

Locog just can't keep track of the time. They've already got an Olympic clock in Stratford to countdown to 2012 but now it wants another one in Trafalgar Square. Stratford's icon deficit has already been remarked on and this is further evidence that East London is losing ground in the Olympic icon wars.

The clock also establishes the right of any piece of Olympic crap to be stuck up regardless of its quality. Despite saying of the Omega sponsored brushed stainless steel structure “there is much to take issue with in terms of design” and its “asymmetrical position, its substantial height, the cladding materials and the illumination” Westminster planners recommended it should be allowed. And why would that be pray? As Bill Clinton might have put it, it's the Olympics stupid!


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