“It’s pretty hilarious. I made sure to show all those to my boss, and we got a laugh out of it,” said Amanda Kahn Fried.
Fried’s boss is the Tax Collector of San Francisco, and the cause of these water-cooler guffaws: the advertising campaign which Airbnb rolled out across town this week and then hurriedly apologized for and removed under a brow-beating viral wave of social and traditional media.
“It’s not every day our taxpayers rent billboards to brag about paying their taxes,” Fried said, smiling through the phone.
What was Airbnb thinking?