Gay rights supporters aren’t the only people reconsidering attending the Winter Games in Sochi following this picture tweeted Monday by the BBC’s Steve Rosenberg:
Seeing double in the Gentlemen’s Loo at the Olympic Biathlon Centre #Sochi pic.twitter.com/a1HoilU9zn
— Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR) January 20, 2014
Yes, visitors to the Games will be faced with the prospect of sharing bathroom stalls.
But cut Russia some slack — the organizers have already gone $39 billion dollars over budget, making this the most expensive Olympics ever at a price of about $50 billion. They had to cut costs somewhere.