On a recent View, Rosie O’Donnell got into it with — oh boy — co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck over 9/11 and the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7, which O’Donnell said she believed “was the first time in history that fire has ever melted steel. I do believe that it defies physics that World Trade Center tower 7 — building 7, which collapsed in on itself — it is impossible for a building to fall the way it fell without explosives being involved. World Trade [Center] 1 and 2 got hit by planes — 7, miraculously, the first time in history, steel was melted by fire. It is physically impossible.”
Well, the authors of Debunking 9/11 Myths, Popular Mechanics‘ book, have a response for Ms. O’Donnell.
“Ms. O’Donnell fundamentally misstates the case with her use of the word ‘melting’: Evidence currently points to WTC7 also collapsing because fires weakened its ravaged steel structure.”
“Demolition experts tell Popular Mechanics that wiring a building the size of WTC7 for clandestine demolition would present insurmountable logistical challenges.”
Why anyone feels the need to respond to anything that comes out of Rosie’s mouth — or the View set — is beyond us.