I refused to play this game, so I was punished. But this source game is not only played on Page Six. It is also played for high stakes on Wall Street and in Washington. We've all read how well-known and respected journalists have readily protected top-ranked officials leaking classified information. It makes one wonder: Where does the political reporter end and the political operative begin?

It jolted me back to reality. We never would have gone in when somebody was kidnapped and tried to do a deal around him.

If we make money, he makes money.