Irwin Jacobs seeks consolation after Balboa Park debacle

The billionaire has had it up to here with people complaining that he has both things he wants to do and the money to get them done.

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by Walter Mencken


Granted that Qualcomm has been great for the San Diego economy. And Mr. Jacobs has been very generous to nonprofits. But what's also great is that a judge can trump a billionaire's wishes. It's a textbook case on the rule of law vs. big money.

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