“This is about jobs, this is about revitalizing the city center. The idea that this city, the second-largest media market in the United States of America, does not have a football team boggles the mind. With this announcement today, it is clear -- football is coming back to Los Angeles.”What the Mayor meant:
"This is about out-of-state billionaires cobbling together another downtown landgrab, with buy-in from yet another absentee landlord. The idea that this city, the largest Spanish-speaking city in America, has a futbol stadium but not a football stadium boggles the minds of about forty scattered octogenarians who remember the Rams. With this announcement today, it is clear -- I am owned lock, stock, and barrel by out-of-towners, and am here to inhale as much media oxygen as I can."