Concerns about the preparedness and safety of the Sochi Olympic facilities already appear to be vindicated by a flurry of live-tweets from freshly arrived foreign journalists, unanimously shocked by the appalling state of their official accommodations.

Foreign journalists who arrived early in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi to cover this year’s winter olympics have availed themselves of Twitter to publicize the baneful state of their official accommodations. Only six of nine media hotels were ready for guests in the days leading up to the…