Predictably, some Buffalonians got outraged. Why? Well, because a lot of people just enjoy getting outraged. It's become a hobby for people, like fishing or golf.
The official Dyngus Day organization responded to Cooper's giggling by holding a "Pro-Dyngus Day Rally."
At the "rally," there were more media members than rally participants (as you can see from the YouTube video below). And there were more pussy willows than rally participants and media members combined.
To heal the emotions of the "offended," Anderson Cooper took to the air to apologize last night. And he brought local Dyngus Day champion and all-about-town personality Eddie Dobosiewicz on to discuss the issue.
Oh, and the Pro-Dyngus Day organizers missed an amazing opportunity to make this "controversy" go even more viral. Chris Smith of Artvoice made a great suggestion:
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