You had to know he would. I guarantee John threatened to leave while telling Moore “you don’t want to be the governor who let the Orioles leave town, do you?”
Bend thy knee.
I doubt it got that close. He was a campaign contributor and also took the governor on a trip to Atlanta, and has hosted him many times at Camden Yards. People should care about this kind of thing, but they don’t. Too busy scrolling social media and being tracked on their smartphones.