The investigations surrounding Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” books aren’t the first time a politician has run afoul of public opinion (and possibly the legal system) because of a book.
Here are five instances when politicians or government officials might have been better served by avoiding the publishing world:
1. 1983: Emanuel Savas’ “Privatizing the Public Sector”
Emanuel S. Savas, an assistant secretary of housing and urban development under President Ronald...