Friday's Washington Post and Washington Times have accounts of a public hearing held Thursday on the financing of the baseball stadium. Apparently, it was not pretty.
But what interested me about these accounts was the comment of David Catania, a council member who's an opponent of the stadium. Catania said this:
"Quite frankly, I think it's lunacy, nonsense ... to say people are going to come from the suburbs, go outside the defined [stadium] area and shop in our stores. We're basically proposing to subsidize the entertainment of Marylanders and Virginians."Uh, oh! They're on to me.
Previous posts on the subject are here, here, here, and sort of here.