Do you know D.C.?

Get our free newsletter to stay in the know about local D.C.

Anyone holding the purse strings of public funds for ballpark construction (“Virginia Is for Sluggers,” 5/9) should be required to read Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindles Turn Public Money Into Private Profit, by Joanna Cagan and Neil deMause. This book is an eye-opener.

Alexandria, Va.