And you wonder why the America’s Cup is seen as a manipulative, secretive machine with questionable motives? Maybe Russell needs all those rooms for all those sponsors, right Russ??
But like we told you from the jump, one reason the AC gestapo chose “America’s Finest City” was because the rubes here are so quick to drop to their knees, mouths agape, ready, willing and able to be fleeced by this bunch of AC hucksters….
If San Diego hopes to attract the 2017 America’s Cup, local hotels are going to have to unlock thousands of their doors for free. As part of its offer to potentially come to San Diego in 2017, the America’s Cup has requested 10,000 free hotel room nights in the three years leading up to the event, the president of the San Diego Sports Commission said Friday.
Speaking to the Tourism Marketing District’s board of directors, Mike McDowell, president of the commission, said the organizers would use the rooms to court corporate sponsors leading up to the international sailing competition. He said the America’s Cup would also want an additional 7,500 room nights at half price, meaning a total gift of $2.75 million in room nights. Read on and click the graphic above to vote. Public sentiment, even here in Dum Diego, is running 4-1 against…