David Chang: Let’s Raise $6B on Kickstarter and Buy the Redskins
Could the Washington Redskins’ name controversy, front office troubles, and generally horrendous football woes be solved with a new, crowdsourced owner? World-famous chef and successful restaurateur David Chang (of Momofuku Noodle Bar, Má Pêche, Milk Bar, Momofuku Ko, and many more) has an interesting plan and it involves Kickstarter.
Check this out:
— Dave Chang (@davidchang) December 10, 2013
Seriously? Well, he says so. $6 billion might be a bit of overkill, but hey, you never know.
Kickstarter responded with this little population tidbit:
— Kickstarter (@kickstarter) December 10, 2013
Who’s to say that Chang wouldn’t run the Redskins better than Snyder? Since buying the team in 1999, the Redskins have lost 55% of their games and have only made the playoffs three times.
And that whole name controversy thing? Please, Chang is probably the only person who could make this idea work: