But Then Again, Washington DOES Endlessly Issue Commands

by Don Boudreaux on May 8, 2023

in Sports

Here’s a letter to the Washington Post:


John Feinstein makes a strong case for changing the name of Washington’s NFL franchise from “Commanders” to one more evocative of the nature of Washington, DC (“The Commanders name was a mistake. Josh Harris should change it.” May 5). To this end, I second a name proposed in conversation a few years ago by my friend David Hart; it’s a name that, like no other, captures today’s essence of America’s capital: the Washington Predators.

Donald J. Boudreaux
Professor of Economics
Martha and Nelson Getchell Chair for the Study of Free Market Capitalism at the Mercatus Center
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030

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