Maxwell: Scott tired of playing Voldemort

Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell is my kind of political writer. He doesn’t mince words:

Gov. Scott decided he’s tired of playing the role of Voldemort in American politics. So to beef up his subterranean approval ratings, he redirected the “Reinventing Rick” tour to trying to make nice with the media he once loved to spurn.

He requested meetings with many of the editorial boards he ignored during the campaign — and even invited reporters into his office for doughnuts. (They might have been suspicious of shiny red apples.)

Here’s the problem: Charlie Crist was masterful at pandering. When Scott tries to force a smile, it’s just creepy.

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I think it has something with Harry Potter fading at the box office.