There Was Something Missing From the News of the Washington Commanders Sale: Washington Money

From a Michael Schaffer Capital City column on headlined “Washington Imagined It Would Become a Big-Time Business Town. Of Course That Never Happened.”:

There was something missing from yesterday’s big news about the Washington Commanders sale: Washington money.

In a region that recently cast itself as one of America’s major-league economic engines, the roster of potential buyers turned out to be distinctly minor-league — meaning the next owner of the team, that ultimate emblem of mogulhood, would have to be imported.