I'm probably the only person on the planet who enjoyed the fact that he blew off that dinner at the bowl game. Oh, so he offended the citizens of El Paso and the Sun Bowl? Wow. I'm sure the director of the bowl (w/ his $144,000 per year salary to stage 1 game) is emotionally ruined by this.
I mean, look at this -- I've seen Cub Scout banquets held in nicer rooms. I'd totally no-show this event too: