Washington Post business and economics columnist Steven Pearlstein took aim at the potential economic effect of Washington, D.C.’s newly completed 1,175-room Marriott Marquis, which will serve as a headquarters hotel for the Washington Convention Center, in his June 27 editorial. Related: Marriott Marquis opens in D.C.—Marriott’s 4,000th Hotel Will the tax-subsidized hotel help to make D.C. a meetings mecca for large citywide conventions? Or is it just a hornswoggle ...

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