Somewhere along the line, mesmerized by all that money. Politico somehow forgot that they're basically nothing but Republican star-fuckers and camp followers, just as David Brooks managed to forget that he is not, in fact, Conservatism Personified, but merely one of the valets that Conservatism hired to make their ideological abattoir look classy.
And then one day, that Rough Beast finally arrived, his hour come round at last, slouching towards Cleveland to be born. And this guy, he feels no need to play a game of lets-pretend with the sycophants and footmen of the political class. He likes slapping the butler around. He likes using the broken careers of his slain rivals as throw rugs and footstools.
And he has no problem treating a tramp like a tramp:
Mr. Trump will summon you if he needs you.POLITICO reporter denied access to Trump eventPOLITICO reporter Ben Schreckinger was denied entry to Donald Trump's press conference on Tuesday night, despite having previously been granted credentials by the campaign.The move followed a threat last week from Trump officials to exclude POLITICO reporters from campaign events.On Tuesday morning, Schreckinger, who has covered the campaign regularly for more than six months, received an email granting him credentials for Trump's speech and press conference at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida that evening. But less than 10 minutes later, another email arrived saying those same credentials were denied. Upon arriving at Trump's private club, he was denied entry and escorted off of the property...
Otherwise, make yourself scarce loser.