Ahh… the power of social media…

It started with a throw away quote from a Super Bowl press conference:

“the hotels are “not the best.”

Then quickly snowballed out of control from there, with most of Buffalonians treating it with humor and others like news organizations and the convention bureau foaming at the mouth:

From a top story on wgrz.com:

And a blatant abuse of the Buffalo News e-mail alert system for important local news:

Visit Buffalo Niagara:

“From the Mansion on Delaware Avenue, which is a member of the Historic Hotels of America and a AAA Four Diamond recipient, to the National Historic Landmark Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, Buffalo Niagara is filled with excellent hotel options to meet the needs of the most refined travelers,” said Ed Healy, V.P. of Marketing for Visit Buffalo Niagara. “P.s. – go Giants!”

The silliness continues on twitter. Join the fun: (see below)