Robocop statue in Detroit: fans keep debate going
Robocop statue: Mayor Dave Bing tweeted that the Robocop statue is not in his plans, but that only fueled the fire on Twitter.
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That response from his office to the idea left on Bing's Twitter page spurred some online debate. "RoboCop" on Tuesday was a top trending topic on Twitter.
Some tweets — either genuine or tongue-in-cheek — say a statue of the metal alloy-encased cyborg from the 1987 science fiction movie would help bring visitors into the city.
Others argue such a statue would play to the perception that Detroit is plagued by crime and violence.