08 February 2011 1636 Views

Detroit Won’t Erect Robocop Statue

by Dan Koelsch

Briefly: In what may be the saddest news of the young year, Mayor Dave Bing of Detroit responded to a Twitter comment asking why there isn’t a Robocop statue in Detroit like there is of Rocky in Philadelphia. Bing says there are no plans to erect such a statue, which shouldn’t be surprising as the film is set in a dystopian Detroit that is so wrought with corruption and poverty that a cyborg police officer has to be created. Still, it would be pretty badass.



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