Once again, the residents of Washington, D.C., do not get to vote. Not in Congress, and not in SI. Why couldn't a poll have been taken of D.C. residents? Thanks for another slap in the face. Bud Selig has been doing it for years.
KENNETH KARBELING, Laytonsville, Md.
The last time citizens of the District of Columbia voted for a Senator, it was to send Frank Howard to the 1971 All-Star Game.
ANDREW JAKABOVICS, Washington, D.C.
Just because A-Rod's richer than God would be if He hit the Powerball doesn't mean he didn't step on people in the past, namely the entire Rangers fan base (THE LIFE OF REILLY, July 12-19). If A-Rod's the Man of 2004, I suppose that makes Benedict Arnold the Man of 1780.
GREG TEPPER, Coppell, Texas
If you believe that A-Rod is agog over the Impressionists, then you also must believe that a Miss Universe contestant's most heartfelt desire is to end world hunger and bring peace to all mankind.
KENNETH C. FISHER, Roseville, Calif.