When it comes to the economy, talking about the is-it-back-is-it-gone recession is so annoying. Instead, let’s talk about the American Dream and Manifest Destiny, i.e., The Forbes 400 Richest People. Among that list of money makers, 14 of the 400 include some of the DMV’s most notable tycoons, including the Marriotts, Steve Case and Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder.
Two things to make you depressed (other than Snyder’s deep pockets). First, this statistic – the total combined wealth of the 400 individuals on this year’s list is $1.37 trillion, up 8 percent from 2009. The second? Bad pop music: