As residents of an eternal "Olympic City," Salt Lakers can't help be be sympathetic with Sochi's start-up troubles—confusion, bribery, arrogant officials, roving packs of wild dogs ... It sounds like Salt Lake 2002 all over again!

OK, it's a little worse. At least according to the tweets coming out of the games. See more Sochi fun here. Or follow it in tweet time on #sochifail, #sochiproblems.

On the other hand, it offers Mitt Romney another opportunity to save an olympics. Then he can run for president again—of Russia!