They love him so much but he doesn’t love them back. And it hurts.
They know it is not healthy. Some would call it abusive, a syndrome even. They blame themselves; if only they had not talked back, if only ….
Despite all they have been through, they will be there for him when he needs support. And it matters not that this love will be unrequited. They were raised to believe that love means never having to say you’re sorry.
I’ll never understand it. But then again, who am I to judge?
The White House’s relationship with the reporters who cover it has blown hot and cold throughout history. And this year, some reporters say, things have taken a decidedly frosty turn.
When a reporter gets something wrong or is perceived as being too aggressive, the response is often swift and sometimes at top volume, reporters say.